William Taliaferro Close

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William Taliaferro "Bill" Close

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in Big Piney, Sublette County, Wyoming, United States
Cause of death: heart attack
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Bennett Close; Edward Bennett Close; Elizabeth Taliaferro and Elizabeth Close
Husband of Bettine Close and <private> Close (Moore)
Father of Glenn Close; William Duncan Close; <private> Close; <private> Close; <private> Campbell (Close) and 2 others
Brother of <private> Close
Half brother of Adelaide Close and Eleanor Post Close

Occupation: missionary, surgeon, Leopoldville, Congo in 1963
Managed by: Noah Gregory Tutak
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About William Taliaferro "Bill" Close

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Close

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/08/health/08close.html

Helped control ebola virus in Congo; personal physician to Mobutu, President of Zaire

http://www.kemmerergazette.com/V2_news_articles.php?heading=0&page=73&story_id=778 his obit

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Close

Dr. Close was responsible for the prevention of the spread of the Ebola virus while health officer for Congo, a noted author and lecturer in the USA and advisor to the Center for Disease Control. He was also the father of actress Glenn Close.

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William Taliaferro Close's Timeline

1924
June 7, 1924
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
1943
February 6, 1943
Age 18
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
1947
March 19, 1947
Age 22
Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
2009
January 15, 2009
Age 84
Big Piney, Sublette County, Wyoming, United States
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