John Kennerly Farris Biographical File

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John Kennerly Farris Biographical File
2002 - 2002
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File includes genealogical and biographical information.

Preferred Citation

Farris, John Kennerly. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

John Kennerly Farris served the Confederacy as a doctor in Company I, 41st Tennessee Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War. He practiced medicine in Tennessee until his retirement in 1901. Two of his sons, John Kennerly Farris, Jr., and William Rice Farris, attended the University of Nashville Medical School.

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Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Military Medicine
  • Tennessee History
  • Vanderbilt Alumni
  • VUMC History

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