Richard Herrick

Richard J. Herrick (June 15, 1931 – March 14, 1963) was the world's first recipient of a successful human organ transplant, receiving a kidney from his identical twin brother Ronald, in an operation performed by Joseph Murray, Hartwell Harrison, and Joseph Merrill in 1954.[1]


  1. "Richard J. Herrick". Find A Grave. Retrieved 8 January 2013.

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