Kennedy Jennings, M.D.
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Jennings, Samuel Kennedy. 1817. Born
in Essex County, N. J., June 6, 1771. Educated at Rutgers College, N.
J.; medical student of his father (Dr. Jacob Jennings) ; ordained
minister in the M. E. Church; removed to Baltimore in 1817; President,
Asbury College, Baltimore, 1817-18; M.D. (Honorary), University of
President, Medical Society of
Baltimore, 1823-24; a Founder of Washington Medical College, Baltimore,
1827; Professor of Materia Medica, Washington Medical College, 1827-39;
Professor of Obstetrics, Washington Medical College, 1839-42; Professor
of Anatomy, Maryland Academy of Fine Arts, 1838-45; at Tuscaloosa, Ala.,
1845-53; author of "A Plain, Elementary Exptanation of the Natural Cure
of Disease," etc., 8vo, Richmond, Va., 1814; "Letters on the Patent Warm
and Hot Bath," etc., 8vo, Norfolk, 1816; "The Married Lady's Companion,"
12mo, Richmond; "A Compendium of Medical Science, or Fifty years
Experience in the Art of Healing, etc. (with portrait), Tuscaloosa,
Ala., 1847. Died at Baltimore, October 19, 1854.
(The personal edited research
notes of Michael Echols, the source of which may or
may not be completely documented)