How Gertrude Ederle Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Gertrude Ederle reached the astounding age of 98 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Swimmer.

Biography - A Short Wiki

1924 swimming Olympian who became the first woman to conquer the English Channel two years later.

She was born in New York City, one of five children of Henry and Anna Ederle, German immigrants who ran a butcher shop in Manhattan.

How did Gertrude Ederle die?

Gertrude Ederle's death was caused by Natural Causes.

Information about the death of Gertrude Ederle
Cause of deathNatural Causes
Age of death98 years
ProfessionSwimmer
BirthdayOctober 23, 1905
Death dateNovember 30, 2003
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

God has been good to me.

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Don’t weep for me; don’t write any sob stories.

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Of course one can’t eat in a civilized fashion while touring in theatres. But I still manage to get my three meals a day. I find that is sufficient for training.

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I was happiest between the waves.

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The doctors told me my hearing would get worse if I continued swimming, but I loved the water so much, I just couldn’t stop.

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