Dr. William Taliaferro (Bill) Close

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Dr. William Taliaferro (Bill) Close

Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Death: January 15, 2009 (84)
Big Piney, Sublette County, Wyoming, United States (heart attack)
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Bennett Close and Elizabeth Close (Taliaferro)
Husband of Bettine Mary Hester Close
Father of Glenn Close; William Duncan Close; <private> Close; <private> Close; <private> Campbell (Close) and 1 other
Brother of <private> Close
Half brother of Adelaide Breevort Close and Eleanor Barzin Hutton Habe (Bekessy)

Occupation: missionary, surgeon, Leopoldville, Congo in 1963
Managed by: Noah Tutak
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About Dr. 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


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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Dr. William Taliaferro (Bill) Close's Timeline

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