|Birth: ||Aug. 1, 1864|
|Death: ||Apr. 7, 1940|
Dr. William D. Kelly was born in Saint Paul in 1864. He was the eldest son of Daniel and Mary Kelly, pioneer settlers of Saint Paul. He attended the parochial and public schools in Saint Paul, where he received his preliminary education. Later he entered the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and after graduating from that institution he matriculated at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, from which he received a degree in 1887.
Returning to Saint Paul he began the practice of medicine and was active in his profession until shortly before his death, which occurred in St. Joseph's Hospital, April 7, 1940. During the course of his medical career, Dr. Kelly served on the staff of both the Ancker and St. Joseph's Hosptials. He spent two years in the late nineties visiting the various surgical centers in continental Europe, and also visited clinics in Edinburgh and London.
He was a one time member of the American Medical Association, the Minnesota State Medical and the Ramsey County Medical Society. He was also an honorary member of the University of Minnesota chapter of Alpha Kappa Kappa fraternity. Dr. Kelly served for several years, beginning in 1904 with the rank of Major, in the hospital service of the Third Infantry of the State of Minnesota. For more than twenty years he was the medical representative of the Milwaukee Railroad in Saint Paul and also served as medical officer to the Federal Court of this district for many years. Dr. Kelly was an active member of the Junior Pioneers and the Knights of Columbus and a former member of the Benevolent Order of Elks.
Minnesota Medicine magazine
Volume 23, 1940, page 594.
Daniel W Kelly (1839 - 1922)
William Daniel Kelly (1864 - 1940)
Ursula Kelly Daggett (1878 - 1931)*
Created by: Susan Petersen
Record added: May 02, 2010
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