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E. K. Kinnett

KINNETT, E. K., a well-known veterinary surgeon, who is engaged in the practice of his profession in Bushnell, McDonough County, Ill., was born in Morgan County, Ill., February 26, 1864, a son of Isaac B. and Nancy (Daniels) Kinnett, natives, respectively, of Ohio and Illinois. His maternal .grandfather, Verin Daniels, was the engineer of the first locomotive which successfully drew a train of cars in Illinois. E. K. Kinnett is one of a family of five children born to his parents, of whom three are living. He was reared on a farm and received his early education in Jacksonville, Ill. Subsequently he pursued a course of study in the Chicago Veterinary College, from which he was graduated in 1890. He then came to Bushnell, where he has since practiced successfully. He is regarded as thoroughly competent in his profession and has a .growing patronage in McDonough County and the counties adjoining.

On October 26, 1892, the subject of this sketch was united in marriage with Rebecca Dunlap, who was born in the State of Ohio, and pursued a course of study at Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. One child, Leon, is the offspring of this union. In politics, Mr. Kinnett gives his support to the candidate on his personal merits. In fraternal affiliation, he is connected with the Modern Woodmen and American Guild.

Source: The Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of McDonough County, compiled by Dr. Newton Bateman, and Paul Shelby, 1907, volume 2, page 926, extracted 11 May 2019 by Norma Hass.

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