Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 138 years

 


MHS
Events


Fall
Field Trip:
Ukrainian
Settlement


Manitoba
History

No. 84


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


Digitized
Local History
Books


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Morley Semmens Lougheed (1892-1974)

Click to enlarge

Morley S. Lougheed
Click to enlarge

Physician, health inspector.

Born at Winnipeg on 17 February 1892, son of Thomas H. Lougheed and Emma Wilson, he was raised at Glenboro and attended Wesley College then was a Rhodes scholar at Oxford University. In 1917, he graduated from the Manitoba Medical College and immediately enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, serving in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps.

After the war, he became Medical Health Inspector for the Winnipeg Department of Health. He was a charter member of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce and also worked on the executive of the Age and Opportunity Bureau. He was a member of the Masons, Khartum Shriners, Manitoba Historical Society, Fellowship Club, and Rotary Club. In 1943, he was made an Honorary Member of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors.

He died suddenly at his Winnipeg home, 169 Lanark Street, on 8 July 1974 and was buried in Little Britain Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Graduates sign up en masse”, Manitoba Free Press, 6 December 1917, page 8.

“Physician dies at 82”, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 July 1974, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 July 1974, page 21.

We thank Tim Roark for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 June 2014

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2017 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.