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Frederick Sumner Mckay

Frederick Sumner Mckay, American dentist. member of New York Academy Dentistry, American Association Orthodontists, Rocky Mountain Society Orthodontists, Colo.

Background

  • Mckay, Frederick Sumner was born on April 13, 1874 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edward and Harriet Marilla (Wells) Mckay.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Dental Surgery, University Pennsylvania, 1900, Doctor of Science (honorary), 1952. Doctor of Science, Western Reserve University, 1955, U. Colorado, 1955, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1958.

    Career

    • Practicing dentist, Colorado Springs, Colorado, since 1901, New York City, 1917-1940. Conducted research starting 1908, final determination, 1931, of fluorides in water as cause of mottling and reduction dent. decay. Resulted in practice of adding fluor-rides to communal water systems.

    Works

    • Author treatises.

    Membership

    Member of New York Academy Dentistry, American Association Orthodontists, Rocky Mountain Society Orthodontists, Colo.

    Connections

    • Married Gertrude Eleanor Ronaldson, December 31, 1903.; married second, Honora Bailey Fink, May 14, 1941. Children: Helen Gertrude (Mistress.
    • father: Edward Mckay
    • mother: Harriet Marilla (Wells) Mckay
    • spouses: Gertrude Eleanor Ronaldson
    • Honora Bailey Fink
    • child: Helen Gertrude (Mrs Mckay
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    Died August 21, 1959
    (aged 85)
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