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Biography of George Geils Kenny

George Geils Kenny graduated MB CM from the University in 1883. He was born in Trinchinopolli, modern day Tiruchirappalli, India, son of retired Colonel James William Gammill.

Kenny was appointed the first medical officer of the Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand, established in 1886. From 1892-1899, he was appointed medical superintendent there.


George Geils Kenny
Born 1854.
Died 11 January 1932.
GU Degree: MB CM, 1883;
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: physicians
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow, 1883
Record last updated: 20th Jun 2013

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India India, Tamil Nadu, Tiruchirappalli
Place of Birth

New Zealand New Zealand, Te Aroha
Place of Death

England England

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