Jennie Kidd Trout

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Birthday
21, 1841
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Nov 10, 1921 (80)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
21, 1841
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Nov 10, 1921 (80)

About

Scottish woman known for being the first woman ever to legally practice medicine in Canada. She is the founder of Toronto's Therapeutic and Electrical Institute.

Before Fame

She earned her M.D. at Pennsylvania's Women's Medical College, inspired by her own health struggles.

Trivia

She helped to establish a women's medical school at Queen's University following her retirement.

Family Life

She and her parents moved to Canada from Scotland in 1847.

Associated With

She and the United States' Elizabeth Blackwell are both women who were instrumental in helping women legally obtain medical licenses.