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Memorable Manitobans: George Verey (c1830s-1881)

Physician.

Educated in London, England, he studied medicine at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital before beginning a peripatetic life in Australia, the Far East, and Montana. In 1871 he moved to Fort Edmonton as an Hudson's Bay Company clerk, and in 1877 he opened a medical partnership in Winnipeg with James Stewart. He soon returned to Edmonton and died there of a drug overdose.

More information:

George Verey, Dictionary of Canadian Biography XI, 900-901.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 29 April 2008

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