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Al, 87, died June 20, 2016, in Pleasant Hill, California. He graduated with a BA in Chemistry from the University of Idaho and received his PhD in biochemistry from Purdue University in 1959. During the next three years in Chicago, he was involved in human plasma research. After moving to California in 1962, he began his research on Hemophilia at Cutter Laboratories in Berkeley. His big breakthrough came in 1964 when research that he developed resulted in the creation of the medicine that hemophiliacs use today. Al's work was patented. Al jumped at Missoula during the 1947-48 seasons.
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National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Pappenhagen, Albert R. (Missoula 1947)" (2016). Smokejumper Obituaries. 671.