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Letter from Rev. James W. Kennedy, Rector, Christ Church, Lexington, Kentucky, to Fred W. Rankin, M.D., congratulating him on his election as President of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), 1953

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FOUNDEDIN6 _ 217 Church Street, Lexington, Kentucky _ Clergy: james W. Kennedy and William G. Workman October 12, 1953 Dr. Fred W. Rankin hl0 Security Trust Building _ Lexington, Kentucky C , I Dear Fred:· we are just busting with pride. I tell you it gave me a thrill to read all the things you have done in your long and wonderful career as a surgeon, but it even . pleases me more to note the very high honor accorded you in Chicago. I'read with real interest your address as it was quoted in the paper and I am 100% in accord. How I would like to be with you and hear you make that C address abroad next spring. _ . You are very deserving of all of these honors and I am glad that the glory is reflected a little bit on us V since you belong to us. It was good to catch a brief glimpse of you the other g day at Waller Hunt’s funeral. I do hope our paths will 1 K cross fairly often this winter and we'll have a chance to really get to know each ther. A c my hearty congratulations an genuine affecti r Bes eve _ .2* JWK:hs . The Rev. James W. Kennedy Rector