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Cammermeyer, Margarethe

Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 78 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Military Officer, Neurologist

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.