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Famous Male Veterinarians

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Updated June 14, 2019 11k views 59 items

List of famous male veterinarians, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male veterinarians list contains the most prominent and top males known for being veterinarians. There are thousand of males working as veterinarians in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic veterinarians have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a veterinarian then the people below should give you inspiration.

People include everyone from James Mahoney to Maxwell A. Lea Jr..

While this isn't a list of all male veterinarians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male veterinarians?" and "Who are the best male veterinarians?"
Lester Crawford is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Veterinarians
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Lester Mills Crawford (born March 13, 1938) is an American veterinarian and former Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration who was appointed by President George W. Bush. He served from July 18, 2005 until resigning two months later in September 2005.On October 17, 2006, he pled guilty to a conflict of interest and false reporting of information about stocks he owned in food, beverage and medical device companies he was in charge of regulating. He received a sentence of three years of supervised probation and a fine of about $90,000. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 80

Peter Charles Doherty, (born 15 October 1940) is an Australian veterinary surgeon and researcher in the field of medicine. He received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1995, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly with Rolf M. Zinkernagel in 1996 and was named Australian of the Year in 1997. In the Australia Day Honours of 1997, he was named a Companion of the Order of Australia for his work with Zinkernagel. He is also a National Trust Australian Living Treasure. In 2009 as part of the Q150 celebrations, Doherty's immune system research was announced as one of the Q150 Icons of Queensland for its role as an iconic "innovation and invention". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 78

Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

John Ensign is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Veterinarians
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John Eric Ensign (born March 25, 1958) is an American veterinarian and former politician based in Las Vegas, Nevada. A member of the Republican Party, Ensign was a Congressman and United States Senator from Nevada; he served in the latter seat from January 2001 until May 2011, when he resigned amid a Senate Ethics Committee investigation into his attempts to hide an extramarital affair. Following his resignation from the Senate, Ensign returned to Nevada and resumed his career as a veterinarian. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 60

Birthplace: Roseville, California, USA

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Martin R. Dinnes

Martin R. Dinnes was a veterinarian from Agua Dulce, California, recognized for his accomplishments in veterinary medicine. Dr. Dinnes died on December 12, 2017. Dinnes graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1966. His work created new medical protocols for the health and well-being of animals. He invented and developed the Telinject system for remotely injecting reptiles, mammals, and birds. He also formulated, tested, and commercially produced balanced diets for non-domestic species. ...more on Wikipedia