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Dr Anastasius Herodotus Kyriakides

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Dr Anastasius Herodotus Kyriakides

Birth
Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Death 28 Mar 2003 (aged 84)
Bath, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Burial Fairlawn, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 9359176 · View Source
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Dr. Kyriakides was born in his family's Merriman Road home in Akon, Ohio. He attended King Grade School, West High School, Buchtel High School, and graduated from Akron Central High School in 1936. He attended Akron University for 2 years and received his B.A. degree from Ohio State University in 1940. He received his Medical Degree from Ohio State University College of Medicine on 12/13/1943. He served an internship 1943-1944 and General Surgical Residency at Akron City Hospital 1944-1950. He was Chief Surgical Resident at Akron City Hospital, 1948-1949. He recieved further training at the Graduate School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, and began private practice in Akron, Ohio in 1950. He was a member of the Akron Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church and president of the church, 1960-1961. He was a member of Henry Perkins Lodge 611, F&AM, and the Ohio State Coroner's Association, for which he served as President in 1968. Dr. Kyiakides was given the name "Dr. KY" by the laundry staff of Akron City Hospital during his residency because his last name was too long to print on his lab coat. He since "was known by "KY" by friend and foe alike" according to the Akron Beacon Journal.
Dr. "KY" was appointed Assistant Coroner of Summit County on 06/01/1952 by Coroner William Pittenger, M.D. Dr. "KY" was then appointed Interim Coroner on 09/18/1962, by the Summit County Democratic Party, following the death of Dr. Pittenger. Dr. "KY" was elected Coroner of Summit County in the general election of 1962 and re-elected every 4 years until he retired on 1/31/1983.
Funeral arrangements were handled by the Billow Funeral Home.


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  • Added: 24 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9359176
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Anastasius Herodotus Kyriakides (27 Jul 1918–28 Mar 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9359176, citing Rose Hill Burial Park, Fairlawn, Summit County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .