Claus W. Jungeblut was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on June 12, 1897. He studied medicine in various European universities and graduated with a medical degree from the University of Berne in 1921. After serving five years as a bacteriologist with the New York State Department of Health, Dr. Jungeblut accepted an associate professorship at Stanford University in 1927. He joined the Columbia University faculty as a professor of bacteriology in 1929. Between 1929 and his retirement from Columbia in 1962, Jungeblut became well-known for his research in infantile paralysis. He served as a microbiology research consultant with Lenox Hill Hospital from 1962 until 1970. He died in 1976.
From the guide to the Claus W. Jungeblut Papers, 1922-1964, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine)
Dr. Jungeblut was in the Dept. of Bacteriology at Columbia University from 1929-1962.
From the description of Claus W. Jungeblut papers, 1921-1970. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14326396