|Birth Day:||December 13, 1877|
|Death Date:||May 4, 1966 (age 88)|
As per our current Database, Edmond Locard died on May 4, 1966 (age 88).
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He studied medicine and law at Lyon and became an assistant to professor Alexandre Lacassagne until 1910.
In 1910, Locard succeeded in persuading the Police Department of Lyon to give him two attic rooms and two assistants, to start what became the first police laboratory.
The young Georges Simenon, later to become a well-known detective writer, is known to have attended some Locard lectures in 1919 or 1920.
He produced a monumental, seven-volume work, Traité de Criminalistique. He continued with his research until his death in 1966.
In November 2012, he is nominated to the French Forensic Science Hall of Fame of the Association Québécoise de Criminalistique
Currently, Edmond Locard is 143 years, 7 months and 12 days old. Edmond Locard will celebrate 144th birthday on a Monday 13th of December 2021.
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