Wilbert Keon

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Birthday
17, 1935
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
17, 1935 (age 84)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Heart surgeon and teacher who was appointed to the Canadian senate in 1990. He founded the University of Ottawa Heart Institute at the Ottawa Civic Hospital.

Before Fame

He received a Bachelor of Science from St. Patrick's College and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Ottawa.

Trivia

In 1986, he became the first Canadian doctor to implant an artificial heart into a human being.

Family Life

He had children named Claudia, Ryan, and Neil with Anne Jennings, whom he married in 1960.

Associated With

He was appointed to the Senate on the advice of Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.