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Memorable Manitobans: F. Andrew Hodge (1922-1985)

Veterinarian.

Born in Teulon, Manitoba, he graduated from the University of Manitoba as a gold medallist and joined the RCAF. After World War Two he attended the Ontario Veterinary College and won a second gold medal, becoming the only double-gold-medal winner to practise veterinary medicine in Manitoba. He moved to Hamiota in 1949. He became president of the Manitoba Veterinary Medicine Association and established the Hamiota and District Veterinary Clinic. He was active in community affairs.

He is a member of the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 18 March 2008

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