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Cammermeyer, Margarethe

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Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Military Officer, Neurologist

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1942 - Born in Oslo, Norway on the 24th of March.

1951 - Immigrated to US.

1956 - Became naturalized US citizen.

1961 - She joined the Army Student Nurse Program.

1963 - Received a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Maryland.

1988 - She met her partner, Diane Divelbess, when she was 46.

1989 - She disclosed that she is a lesbian.

1992 - Discharged from military for homosexuality, but ultimately reinstated by judicial order.

1994 - Co-wrote memoir Serving in Silence.

1998 - After retirement, he ran for the United States Congress in Washington's Second District.

         - She won the Democratic primary, but lost in the general election to Republican Jack Metcalf.


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