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Manitoba Organization: College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba

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Registrars | Presidents

Known originally as the Provincial Medical Board of Manitoba, it became the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba in 1876. It is the statutory body responsible for maintaining standards of medical practice in the province.

Registrars of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba

Period

Registrar

1871-1876

Curtis James Bird (1838-1876)

1876-1881

James Spencer Lynch (1841-1894)

1881-1886

Alexander Hugh Ferguson (1853-1911)

1886-1916

John Sidney Gray (1850-1917)

1916-1929

John Ernest Coulter (1869-1929)

1929-1947

Walter G. Campbell (1875-1952)

1947-1972

M. T. MacFarland

1972-1989

K. R. Brown

Presidents of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba

Period

Registrar

1871-1881

John Harrison O’Donnell (1838-1912)

1882-1887

James Spencer Lynch (1841-1894)

1888

John Angus Macdonald (1862-?)

1889-1890

Samuel Charles Corbett (1846-1915)

1891

Frank Bostwick Lundy (1860-1910)

1892

N. B. Gillies

1893

Henry Aubrey Husband (1844-1933)

1894

James Robert Jones (c1852-1916)

1895-1896

Robert Stirton Thornton (1863-1936)

1897

Charles Whitfield Clark (1845-1939)

1898

Benjamin James McConnell (1861-1923)

1899-1900

William Harvey Smith (?-1940)

1901

James Robert Jones (c1852-1916)

1902

G. Riddell

1903

A. J. MacDonell

1904

R. P. Crookshank

1906

J. Hardie

1907

William Rogers (1866-1946)

1908

Murrough Charles O’Brien (1868-1955)

1909

Thomas Mcketchie Milroy (1859-1947)

1910

John James McFadden (1856-1927)

1911

John Ernest Coulter (1869-1929)

1912

Roderick William MacCharles (1858-1946)

1913

Daniel Hereward McCalman (1861-1938)

1914

Daniel Gordon Ross (1867-1951)

1915

Walter G. Campbell (1875-1952)

1916

William James Harrington (1871-1941)

1917

Thomas Turnbull

1918

H. A. Wright

1919

John Ralston Davidson (1870-1948)

1920

W. H. Rennie

1921

R. Goodwin

1922

William Rogers (1866-1946)

1923

Andrew Edward McGavin (1876-1948)

1924

Daniel Hereward McCalman (1861-1938)

1925

John Silas Poole (1872-1963)

1926

R. J. Campbell

1927

John Robert Gunne (1870-1935)

1928

W. H. Secord

1929

Hugh McGavin (1874-1958)

1930

B. H. Olson

1931

John Henry Edmison (1875-1932)

1932

J. Puller

1933

William James Harrington (1871-1941)

1934

W. Turnbull

1935

Henry Oliver McDiarmid (1882-1952)

1936

Charles William Burns (1890-1967)

1937

W. H. Rennie

1938

H. D. Kitchen

1939

C. C. Everson

1940

J. S. McInnes

1941

Sigurgeir Bardal (1891-1980)

1942

J. Prendergast

1943

A. A. Alford

1944

Henry Bruce Chown (1893-1986)

1945

Cornelius W. Wiebe (1893-1999)

1946

B. D. Best

1947

W. F. Stevenson

1948

C. B. Stewart

1949

Edward Arnie Johnson (1902-1994)

1950

I. Pearlman

1951

Francis Kidd “Frank” Purdie (1888-1956)

1952

C. E. Corrigan

1953

T. W. Shaw

1954

Charles Hutchinson A’Court Walton (1906-1981)

1955

Percival Johnson (1907-1983)

1956

A. E. Childe

1957

R. E. Dicks

1958

A. R. Birt

1959

Alfred Leroy Paine (1901-1988)

1960

Robert Earl Beamish (1916-2001)

1961

G. H. Hamlin

1962

Alex P. Guttman (1901-2001)

1963

W. Malyska

1964

D. J. Hastings

1965

G. N. Willson

1966

Alan Abraham Klass (1907-2000)

1967

Francis John Esslemont “Frank” Purdie (1920-2013)

1968

A. T. Gowron

1969

J. C. Rennie

1970

R. T. Ross

1971

John Edward Hudson (1917-2003)

1972

W. J. Hart

1973

C. H. Opie

1974

A. R. Downs

1975

T. F. Beveridge

1976

Daniel Peter “Dan” Snidal (1921-1998)

1977

Frederic Wardell DuVal (1925-2002)

1978

K. J. Collier

1979

Robert Gerald Handford (1929-2019)

1980

M. L. Weidman

1981

Robert Ogden Hinch (1926-2002)

1982

M. J. D. Newman

1983

I. C. Peever

1984

Francis Patrick “Pat” Doyle (1922-2015)

1985

E. J. S. N. Briggs

1986

D. M. Brodovsky

1987

G. O. Hansen

1988

William Bissett “Bill” Ewart (1925-1995)

1989

C. H. Murphy

1990

A. W. Alvi

1991

P. G. W. Lommerse

1992

W. G. Warrian

1993

H. A. Wiens

1994

G. K. Bristow

1995

C. M. McConnell

1996

L. A. S. Antonissen

1997

G. M. Lindsay

1998

R. J. Menzies

1999

M. W. Kepron

Sources:

Manitoba Medicine: A Brief History by Ian Carr and Robert E. Beamish, University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Obituary [Robert Gerald Handford], Winnipeg Free Press, 2 March 2019.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 March 2019

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