Wayne Quinton

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Wayne Quinton (born January 4, 1921)[1] was a developer of over thirty biomedical devices.

Quinton received a degree in biomedical technology from the University of Washington in 1959. He previously attended Ricks College (now BYU-Idaho) and Montana State University.

Among Quinton's inventions was a shunt with Belding Scribner and David Dillard that allowed for repeated kidney dialysis procedures on an individual, making the process one that truly extended the patients life expectancy.

Quinton is a Latter-day Saint. He was baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the age of 35. Quinton was raised in Rigby, Idaho.

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  1. ^ Quinton, Wayne E. "United States Public Records Index". Family Search.org. 

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