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Memorable Manitobans: James Kerr (?-1911)


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.


“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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