Elizabeth Kenny

Elizabeth Kenny bio

Birth Name: Elizabeth Kenny

Occupation: Psychologist

Place Of Birth: Australia

Date Of Birth: September 20, 1886

Date Of Death: November 30, 1952

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Australian

Elizabeth Kenny was born on the 20th of September, 1886. She was best known for being a Psychologist. Creator of the science of physical therapy who was one of the first to propose, counter to conventional wisdom, exercising to counter the effects of polio. The Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Minneapolis is named in her honor.

Elizabeth Kenny was born in Australia. She served as a nurse in the Australian outback and then in WW I, switched to researching polio after an epidemic in Queeensland. Her suggestion that the polio virus affected the muscles rather than the nerves was deemed wrongheaded in Britain, but was well received in the U.S., where her experiments supported her idea.

Elizabeth Kenny was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Elizabeth Kenny was born in 1880s.

Elizabeth Kenny is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Elizabeth Kenny’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Elizabeth Kenny’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Elizabeth Kenny was born in the Year of the Dog.

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Zodiac Sign: Elizabeth Kenny was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Elizabeth Kenny was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Elizabeth Kenny had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Elizabeth Kenny’s birth sign is Virgo and she had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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