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Jenny (Jennie) Trout
Date of issue of stamp:
March 15, 1991
Designed by: René Milot

The portrait of Dr. Trout is  seen in front of the Women's Medical College in Kingston, Ontario.

3,900,00 copies of the stamp were printed by Ashton-Potter Ltd.


© Canada Post Corporation
Reproduced with permission
Jenny (Jennie) Kidd Trout (née Gowanlock) Born Kelso, Scotland 1841. Died November 10, 1921. After her marriage in 1865 Jenny decided to become a medical doctor.  However, no Canadian medical school accepted women.  She studied at the Pennsylvania Women's Medical College in Philadelphia,  in the United States.  In 1875,on passing the Ontario registration exam, she became the first Canadian woman licensed to practice medicine in Canada.