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                    1886- Cubit feet ? 7 boxes This collection comprises six scrapbooks (plus one box of miscellaneous items) of letters, newsclippings, and photographs documenting major milestones in the career of Lexinngton, Kentucky surgeon Fred W. Rankin, M.D. archival material English unknown This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed.  Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically.  Physical rights are retained by the owning repository.  Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.  For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center. Fred W. Rankin, M.D. Scrapbooks Correspondence –– Rankin, Fred W. (Fred Wharton),
                1886- American Medical Association Military Medicine –– History –– United
                States American Surgical Association American College of Surgeons News clipping. "Editorials: Kentucky Honored through Dr.                                 Rankin." Kentucky Medical Journal, p.                                 232 text News clipping. "Editorials: Kentucky Honored through Dr.                                 Rankin." Kentucky Medical Journal, p.                                 232 2012 https://exploreuk.uky.edu/dips/xt7xks6j2258/data/rankin4kdl_2/rankin4kdl_2_8a/i2-8a/i2-8a.pdf July 1941 1941 July 1941 section false xt7xks6j2258_63 xt7xks6j2258 232 KENTUCKY MEDICAL JOURNAL [July, 1941
The leadership of Kentucky medicine
was again recognized by the American
Med_ical Association when Dr. F. W. Ran- ·
kin, of Lexington, was made president-
elect at the recent Cleveland session. Dr. 1
Rankin will succeed Dr. Frank Lahey, or
Boston, at the 1942 session.
Dr. Rankin was born in North Carolina,
was graduated from the School of Medi-
cine of the University of Maryland in 1909 _
and was a surgeon on the staff of the Mayo
Clinic for several years. He spent one year
as Professor of Surgery at the University
of Louisville, School of Medicine and was
recently elected Clinical Professor of Sur-
gery in our medical school. .
During World War 1 he served as a
Major in the Medical Corps and was the
commanding officer of a base hospital in H A
France. He is now a Colonel in the Re-
serve Corps. He is past president of the
Southern Surgical Assoc_iation and the ,
Southeastern Surgical Congress. In the
American Medical Association, he has for
a number of years been a member of the
Council on Medical Education and Hospi-
tals and Chairman and Secretary of the
Section on Abdominal Surgery and a mem-
ber of the House of Delegates from this l
section. He is at present a, member of the  
Committee on Medical Preparedness. Dr. .
Rankin has been a prolific writer of clini-
cal and scientific surgical articles in medi-
cal publications and is co-author of two
1 Dr. Rankin as a surgeon is as well known
  as any other member of the medical pro- ·
_‘ fession in America.