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optometrist.

Ernest Kiekenapp, American optometrist. Awarded honorary Doctor of Optometry, D.O.S., Northern Illinois College of Optometry, 1949 Beta Sigma Kappa Gold Medal, distinguished service award American Optometric Association.

Background

Kiekenapp, Ernest was born on May 13, 1889 in Faribault, Minnesota, United States. Son of Fredrick Henry and Mary (Kaiser) Kiekenapp.

Education

Student Minnesota Business and Normal College, 1910. Doctor of Optometry, Stone School of Optometry, 1913. Post graduate student, Doctor of Optometry, De Mars School of Optometry, 1914.

Career

Daughter, Audrey. Practice of optometry, Lake Benton, Minnesota, 1914, Faribault, 1920. Elected secretary American Optometric Association, 1922, assuming increased duties in Minneapolis, 1936. Appointed to Minnesota State Board of Examiners in Optometry by Governor Burnquist, 1919 (secretary, 1919-1936, president of board, 1939-1948).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor editorials on optometry, poetry anthologies.

Membership

Fellow, Distinguished Service Foundn. of Optometry (director). Member American Optometric Association, American Optometric Foundation, American Academy of Optometry, International Association of State Bds. of Examiners in Optometry (directory). Served in World War I, 1918-1919.

Member Beta Sigma Kappa, Phi Theta Upsilon, American Legion. Club: Minneapolis Lions.

Connections

Married Edna Kingsley, October 17, 1917.

father:
Fredrick Henry Kiekenapp

mother:
Mary (Kaiser) Kiekenapp

spouse:
Edna Kingsley