Frederick Banting Tomb

Insulin discoverer and Nobel Prize winner Frederick Banting was buried in this tomb - together with his second wife Henrietta E. Ball - in Section 29, Lot 29, of Mount Pleasant Cemetery, in Toronto.

The inscription on the gravestone reads as follows: "FREDERICK GRANT BANTING / 1891 KBE1 1941 / HENRIETTA E. BALL BANTING / 1912 M.A..M.D..F.R.C.O.G..L.L.D2 1976".

Not far from this tomb, one can see the tomb of Charles Best, who was Banting young assistant at the time of the discovery of insulin; Banting decided to share with him his part of the Nobel Prize3

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