Person Detail: Christine Jorgensen
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|Full Name: Christine Jorgensen|
(1926-1989) Actress, author. Christine Jorgensen was born in the Bronx, New York, and died in San Clemente, California. She was the first person to become widely known in the United States for having sex reassignment surgery.
Christine Jorgensen was born George Jorgensen Jr. in the Westchester section of the Bronx, New York, on May 20, 1926.
Christine Jorgensen: A Personal Autobiography
(Pub: Paul S. Eriksson ISBN: 0839716400 / 978-0839716402 )
Christine Jorgensen died in San Clemente, California, on May 3, 1989.
Ms. Jorgensen graduated from Christopher Columbus High School in the Bronx, New York, in 1945.
Ms. Jorgensen attended Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York.
New York County
Ms. Jorgensen attended the Manhattan Medical and Dental Assistant School in New York City.