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Memorable Manitobans: James Kerr (?-1911)

Physician.

He was one of the founders, in 1884, of the Manitoba Medical College and a medical health officer for the City of Winnipeg. He moved to Washington, DC in early 1888 where he continued his medical practice. He died there in February 1911.

Sources:

“City and country,” Manitoba Free Press, 16 March 1888, page 4.

“Dr. James Kerr dead,” Manitoba Free Press, 4 February 1911, page 1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 February 2015

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