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KENNEDY, Josiah Forrest, physician, born in Oak Grove, Perry County, Pennsylvania, 31 January, 1834. He was graduated at Dickinson college in 1855, and subsequently at Jefferson medical college, and at the medical department of the University of the city of New York. He removed to Iowa, and was an army surgeon in 1861, but resigned, and removed in 1870 to Des Moines, Iowa. In 1869 he was elected professor of obstetrics in the Iowa state university, but resigned the following year, and now occupies the same chair in the Iowa college of physicians and surgeons at Des Moines. He is secretary of the Iowa state board of health and of the Iowa state board of medical examiners. Dr. Kennedy is the editor of the "Iowa Health Bulletin," and has edited and compiled the third and fourth biennial reports of the state board of health (1883-'5). He has also contributed to professional periodical literature.
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