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Memorable Manitobans: William Anderson Murray (1886-?)

Physician and surgeon.

Born at Stonewall, Manitoba, 1886. Son of Thomas Murray and Janet Anderson. Married Louise Dormer. Has one son and a daughter. Educated at Stonewall, Winnipeg, Manitoba University. Grandfather, Donald Murray, came to Canada with Lord Selkirk settlers in 1815; lived in Kildonan; family moved to Stonewall. Captain Murray graduated from Manitoba University in 1916. Went overseas as one of the reinforcements to R.A.M.C.; with the Imperials in Egypt & Ionics, 80th Field Ambulance, 26th Division; Medical Office Duty with Battalions and Batteries; returned to Canada; board work, CAMC, Acting Adjutant, CAMC; Training Depot for a year. Member of the British, Canadian and Manitoba Medical Association. Member of the Commonwealth Club. On the Militia Reserve, rank of captain. Recreations: Golf and curling. Residence, Casa Loma Apartments, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 September 2013

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