29 | Dr John R Brinkley – NUTS?

Doctor Brinkley is best known for performing Xenotransplantation of goat testicles into men’s scrotums to treat impotence and all other sorts of disorders. He was a radio broadcast pioneer who also ran for Governor of Kansas twice, and he almost won once. Started Medical School at Bennett Medical College, but after being unable to finish due to lack of tuition, then transferred to the Kansas City Eclectic Medical University.

John Romulus Brinkley, July 8, 1885 – May 26, 1942
John Brinkley: The "Doctor" Who Used Goat Balls As A Cure-All

Dr Brinkley died Penniless due to multiple lawsuits and trouble with the IRS. It was estimated he had amassed over 12 million dollars in one ten year span using his radio programs and gland surgeries.

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