Andrew Fischer


Age: 89

Summary: father of the first known surviving quintuplets in the U.S. when four girls and a boy were born to Andrew and Mary Ann Fischer (d. 2012) on Sept. 14, 1963 in Aberdeen, South Dakota as news media swarmed the hospital and the Fischers' modest farmhouse (Mary Ann got a telegram from President John F. Kennedy), in which the Saturday Evening Post featured photos of the babies on its cover but the Fischers had divorced in the 1980's after having 11 children.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: March 9, 1925

Died: January 29, 2015

Location: Aberdeen, South Dakota