Obituaries

John Thomas Kennedy

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7442.772-e (Published 25 March 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:772

Former general practitioner Stoke-on-Trent (b County Tipperary, Ireland, 1915; q Dublin 1946), died from cardiovascular disease on 27 January 2004.


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John moved to north Staffordshire in the 1950s, entering general practice in Stoke-on-Trent, where he continued as a family doctor until his retirement. He came from a farming family and had a great love and knowledge of the countryside. He was a keen golfer and his name figures in Trentham Golf Club's book of outstanding achievements as the oldest member to win a medal (at the age of 86). His wife, Renee, predeceased him.

[Thomas M Paterson]

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