Salt Lake: James L. Sorenson - Inventor - DNA Pioneer has died
- James L. Sorenson, a pioneer in DNA research has died. A self-made
billionaire, he used his wealth in many causes.
Genealogists in particular are aware of his efforts with DNA and
genealogy. In 1999 he started the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy
Foundation. The group has collected more than 70,000 DNA samples,
together with four-generation pedigree charts, from volunteers in more
than 100 countries around the world.
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