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Manitoba History No. 88
Manitoba
History

No. 88

Lieutenant Governor's History Award
Lieutenant
Governor's
History
Award

MHS Fundraising Dinner
MHS
Fundraising
Dinner

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Gregory Novak (1888-1961)

Physician.

Born in Western Ukraine, he came to Saskatchewan with his parents in 1908. He later moved to Winnipeg, where he attended Manitoba College and the University of Manitoba before taking pre-medical training at the University of Alberta. In 1919 he graduated from McGill, the first Ukrainian to do so. He came to Winnipeg in 1920 and was prominent as head of St. Joseph’s Maternity Ward. He was active with the Red Cross.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 12 April 2008

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