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Memorable Manitobans: Francis Daniel McKenty (1876-1964)

Physician and surgeon.

Born near Kingston, Ontario on 24 August 1876, son of John McKenty and Bethia Mary Rennie, brother of James McKenty, he was educated at Queen’s University (Kingston) and the Manitoba Medical College, graduating from the latter in 1900. He then practiced medicine at Gretna for seven years then completed postgraduate work at New York and Vienna. He settled in Winnipeg in 1912 and specialized in ailments of the eye, ear, nose and throat. He was a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, President of the Winnipeg Medical Association, and on the Council of the Canadian Medical Association. He served on the staff of the St. Boniface Hospital and the Municipal Hospitals. He was a member of the Manitoba Club and Winnipeg Winter Club. He died at Winnipeg on 20 May 1964 and was buried at Kingston, Ontario.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: McKenty House (106 Middle Gate, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Birth registration, Ancestry.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 22 May 1964.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 May 2019

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