Typhoid Mary

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Typhoid Mary

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Typhoid Mary

(Mary Mallon, 1870–1938) unwitting carrier of typhus; suffered 23-year quarantine. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 354]
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The similarities with Mary Mallon are almost palpable.
He is survived by the six children that he and Helen raised with love and inspiration, Robert and his wife, Mary Mallon of Plymouth, Massachusetts, Nancy Lee and her husband, William Hetzel of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, Maureen and her husband, Lawrence Lawler of Connecticut, James and his wife, Marsha Mallon of Stowe, Vermont and Nashville Tennessee, Pamela and her husband, George Siguler of Winchester and Conway, Massachusetts and Kathy and her husband, John Trimmer of Los Alamitos, California.