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ADA Presidents Album


Doctor Kennedy, of Dallas, became the one-hundred-and­eleventh president of the Association at the 1974 meeting in Washington. The House of Delegates adopted a set of fourteen standards for dental prepayment programs. Doctor Kennedy, a general practitioner, was a member of the House of Delegates from 1965 to 1973. He also served the Association as a member of the Task Force on National Health Programs in 1970-1971. Doctor Kennedy was editor of the Texas Dental Journal and served as president of the Dallas County Dental Society, the Texas Dental Association, the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners and the Texas Academy of General Dentistry. After graduating from Baylor University College of Dentistry in 1940, he was a full-time faculty member there before entering the Navy in 1942. He was born in Oklahoma in 1917.

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Content comprises text (a brief biography and historical highlights), facsimile of autograph and a photographic portrait for each ADA President from 1860 to 1977.