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Memorable Manitobans: Lawrence Ruhaul Rabson (1910-1970)

Physician.

Born at Morden on 23 May 1910, son of Rachel Zacovitch, he graduated from the Manitoba Medical College in 1936 and, during the Second World War, served for six years with the CCS. A founding member of the Mall Medical Clinic, he was instrumental in the establishment of a Royal Commission on Health Services. He served as President of the Manitoba Medical Association (1963-1964) and Associate Editor of the Canadian Medical Journal. He died at Toronto, Ontario on 27 May 1970.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 May 1970.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 December 2021

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