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Memorable Manitobans: Alfred Ernest Medd (1883-1946)

Physician.

Born at Wolseley, Saskatchewan on 26 June 1883, he moved to Brandon, Manitoba at an early age. After graduating from the Manitoba Medical College in 1909, he moved to Winnipegosis where he set up a medical practice and also served as doctor for five nearby First Nations.

In 1914, he married Mary Agnes McArthur, daughter of Peter McArthur, and they had five children: Howard Wilber Medd (b 1915), Eva Louise Medd (wife of M. S. Olson), Edna A. Medd, Dallas Medd, and Peter C. Medd (b 1925). Keenly interested in community work, he served as chairman of the local school board, health officer, and a member of the Masonic and Elk lodges.

He died at Winnipegosis on 13 August 1946.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Medd House Museum (Winnipegosis)

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Dr. A. E. Medd dies suddenly”, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 August 1946, page 12.

“On Manitoba’s pioneer fringe”, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 October 1946. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B9]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 July 2011

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