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John Wesley Leander McKinnon,, American physician assistant. Certified physician assistant, 1979. Recipient Clinton Thompson award Howard University, 1979, outstanding award District of Columbia Prisons, 1993; Presidential scholar University Düsseldorf.C., 1985.


McKinnon,, John Wesley Leander was born on December 24, 1943 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of Leander McKinnon and Leathia Adla (Callies) McK.


Bachelor of Science, Howard University, 1985. Master in Public Health, University Düsseldorf.C., 1993.


Office machine repairman, Houston School District, 1965-1966;computer specialist, United States Army, Fort Lee, Virginia, 1969-1972;Licensed Practical Nurse,, 2290th United States Army Hospital, Rockville, Maryland., 1974-1985;clinical specialist, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, 1974-1985;paramedic, District of Columbia Fire Department, Washington, 1983-1990;physician's assistant, District of Columbia Department Corrections, Washington, since 1990;member pharmaceutical committee, District of Columbia Department Corrections, Washington, since 1992. Research officer District of Columbia Police Department, 1972-1980. Practitioner, manager Chronic Disease Clinic, District of Columbia Detention Center, 1984.

Public health educator U. District of Columbia, 1985. Infectious disease officer National Institute of Mental Health, 1980-1982.


The Bible is the only authoritative source of God's truth and any view that cannot be directly tied to a scriptural reference is generally considered to be based on human traditions rather than God's leading.


The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.


People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.


Publication health advisor St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, 1984-1985. Sergeant 1st class United States Army, 1966-1969. Member American Academy Physician Assistants, American Academy Surgeons, American Association Physical Education, Therapy and Public Health, Fraternal Order Police (consultant since 1994).


Married Denise Murray, July 30, 1990. 1 child, Bettina Aleathia.