Siam: Kenneth on His Appendicitis and Bill's, Taking Medication

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Siam: Kenneth on His Appendicitis and Bill's, Taking Medication




Kenneth tells of his appendicitis that he discovered while on a tour. He tested himself and came to a conclusion on his own diagnosis before rushing back to Bangkok for medical attention. He was operated on there and the appendicitis was removed. Years later, in Illinois, Bill had the same problem. Kenneth diagnosed him and concluded that he had appendicitis as well, but the doctor doubted him. Bill was taken to a surgeon who concluded that Bill had appendicitis and he did the operation. Bill never liked taking medicine, so Kenneth had to force him most of the time.


Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)


January 1, 1935


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Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata


Kenneth Landon (1903-1993)



Sound File Location

Box 78: Item 1: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" Tapes 55-60

Clip Location

Hour 59, clip 10


Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical


Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993) , “Siam: Kenneth on His Appendicitis and Bill's, Taking Medication,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed October 24, 2020,