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Doctor Anderson Ruffin Abbott
|Died||December 29, 1913
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Other names||Doctor Abbott|
|Education||University of Toronto|
|Occupation||Doctor of Medicine|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Ann Casey|
|Parent(s)||Wilson Ruffin Abbott and Ellen Toyer|
|Relatives||Frederick Langdon Hubbard (son-in-law)|
Anderson Ruffin Abbott (7 April 1837 – 29 December 1913) was the first Canadian-born Black Canadian to be licensed as a family physician. His career included participation in the American Civil War. Significant roles included coroner of Kent County, Ontario, and surgeon-in-chief.
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