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Memorable Manitobans: Charles D. McGilvray (1872-?)

Click to enlargeVeterinary surgeon.

Born Glasgow, Scotland, 25 October 1872, son of John and Helen Thornby McGilvray. Educated Normal College, Glasgow; Toronto, Ontario; Chicago, Illinois. Commenced practice in Binscarth, Manitoba, 1900; came to Winnipeg, 1905. Chief Veterinary Inspector for Manitoba. Won scholarship Normal School, Glasgow, Scotland; Gold Medalist, Toronto University, and Chicago University. Author of several essays on Veterinary Sanitary Science. In charge of Health Live Stock for Province of Manitoba under Dominion Government; also inspector of meat and canned foods. Vice-president, American Veterinary Medical Association; on examining board of Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association. On Board of examiners of Veterinary Science, Manitoba University. Married Jessie Ann Doig, Birtle, Manitoba, 1907; has one daughter. Liberal; Presbyterian. Address: 266 Young Street, Winnipeg.

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, 1911. C. W. Parker, editor. Canadian Press Association, Vancouver.

Page revised: 25 October 2008

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