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1737, Jul 101828, Sep 28
Northern Kentucky's first physician, a member of the British Royal Navy, an American Revolutionary, personal physician to Patrick Henry, and treated General Wolfe when he died in Quebec, Canada. Hinde was born in Oxfordshire, England, in July 1737.[3] He received a classical education in Oxfordshire and, after completing his studies, was sent to London, England to study medicine.[4] He studied physics and surgery under Dr Thomas Brooke at Saint Thomas Hospital in London and, at the age of nineteen, was presented to the Company of Surgeons for a licence. Shortly after, he was commissioned as a Surgeons' Mate in the Royal Navy and sailed for America with the forces commanded by General Amherst.
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