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Backus, Lorenzo
Dr. Lorenzo Backus was born on the 28th of April, 1855 in Morpeth, Ontario. His parents Thomas Backus and the former Cornelia Keyes farmed in Raleigh Twp. He was the 4th of 5 children. His siblings were William (1851-1856), Milton, Stephen and Anne (1859-1860).  His parents and his brother William…...
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Baird, Charles David
Dr. Charles David Baird was born June 12th, 1914 in Blenheim, Ontario. His parents were William James Baird and the former Elizabeth Hall. W.J. Baird was a well-known citizen of Blenheim, starting as a teacher and becoming the Principal of the local school in Blenheim. He eventually became the postmaster…...
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Baker, Thomas Callum
Dr. Thomas Callum Baker was born on the 18th of April, 1857 on Wolfe Island, Ontario.  He was the second of 4 sons born to John Baker and the former Mary Dawson.  His siblings were Michael, Frances and Joseph.  His older brother Michael also became a physician and he practiced…...
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Barg, Peter
Dr. Peter Barg was born on February 21st, 1918 in Tiegerweide, Russia. He was the youngest of 7 children in a Mennonite family. The Barg Family emigrated to Canada in 1924 and settled in Duchess, Alberta on the 2nd of January, 1926. Here they farmed and built a home. Dr.…...
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Barlow, Henry Summers
Dr. Henry Summers Barlow was born in Norwich, on February 1, 1897. He was the youngest of 4 children born to Harry Barlow and the former Mary Summers.  His siblings were Etta Annie, Emma Maud and Mable.  Dr. Barlow received his elementary and secondary schooling in Woodstock. Dr. Barlow enlisted…...
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Barlow, Robert 'Blake'
Dr. Robert Blake Barlow was born on the 10th of December, 1925 to his parents, Dr. Henry Summer Barlow and the former Alice Smith in Merlin Ontario. He attended Merlin Public School, Central Public School, and McKeough Public School for his elementary schooling. Dr. Barlow began high school at Chatham…...
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Barr, Robert
Dr. Robert Barr was born in Paisley, Scotland in 1796. He attended Glasgow University, then served with the British Army in the East Indies. After resigning from the army he practiced medicine on the West Indies Island of Tobago. Dr. Barr emigrated to Canada in 1838 and he set up…...
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Bartlett, Oliver "Russell"
Dr. Oliver "Russell" Bartlett was born on the 11th of May, 1902 in Camlachie, Lambton County, Ontario.  He was the 2nd of 5 children born to the Rev. Leonard Bartlett and the former Sarah Jane Phillips.  His father was a Methodist Minister.  Dr. Bartlett's siblings included Leonard, Wallace, Vera and…...
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Beattie, George Edwin Schram
Dr. George Edwin Schram Beattie was born in Highgate on the 24th of October, 1905 the only child of Edwin Thomas Beattie and the former Ella Cora Reycraft.  His father was a merchant in Highgate.  According to the 1921 census, the family was residing on Victoria Street. Dr. Beattie was…...
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Beatty, Carman Mitchell Lloyd
Dr. Carman Mitchell Lloyd Beatty was born on the 9th of June, 1898 in Lambton County.  His parents, William Beatty and Sarah Mitchell were farmers.  Dr. Beatty had an older brother William, a younger brother Stewart and a younger sister Phyllis.   He was drafted into the Canadian Armed Services…...
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Beaver, Charles S.
Dr. Charles S. Beaver Jr. was born on the 7th of March, 1861, in Chatham, Ontario.  His father was Dr. Charles Beaver and his mother's name was Margaret.  Dr. Beaver had a younger brother William who was born on the 16th of February, 1865 and an adopted sister Lizzie.  The…...
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Beaver, Charles
Dr. Charles Beaver was born in Bordeaux, France on the 1st of January, 1820.  According to the 1872 Ontario Medical Register, Dr. Beaver received his M.D. from the Eclectic Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1859.  (This university operated from 1850 until it closed its doors in 1880).  Dr. Beaver joined…...
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Bechard, David
Dr. David Bechard was born on the 26th of November, 1858 in Pain Court, Dover Township, (Kent County) Ontario.  His parents Calixte and Marie were farmers.  His siblings were Jean, Julienne, Theodore, Calixte, Jacob, Marcis, Mily and Joseph. After Dr. Bechard completed medical school he was practicing in Kent County.…...
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Becket, James
Dr. James Becket was born on the 13th of August, 1871 in Thamesville, Ontario.  He was delivered by Dr. George A. Tye, also featured on the Chatham Kent Physician Tribute.  He was the son of the Rev. John Beckett and the former Agnes Hall.  His father was a Presbyterian Minister…...
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Bell, John Charles
Dr. John Charles Bell was born the 12th of September, 1856 in Ailsa Craig, Ontario. His parents Archibald Bell and the former Agnes Hood met and married in Paisley Scotland and emigrated to Canada in 1832. They settled in Lobo Township located in Middlesex County. Dr. Bell attended Trinity Medical…...
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Bell, Charles Cameron
Dr. Charles Cameron Bell was born on the 14th of June, 1875 in Chatham Ontario. His father was Judge Archibald Bell and his mother was the former Elizabeth Cameron. He was the eldest of 4 children, including his siblings, Annie, George and Margret. In 1911, the family was living at…...
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Berry, Earl Grant
Dr. Earl "Grant" Berry was born on the 4th of December, 1889 in Deseronto, Ontario.  He was the son of Robert James Berry and the former Ida Jean Grant.  His father was a millwright at a sash and door factory, at the time of his birth.  According to the 1911…...
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Bice, James Gilbert
Dr. James Gilbert Bice was born on the 1st of May, 1879 near Ailsa Craig, McGillivray Twp., Middlesex Co., the son of William Lorne Bice and the former Helena McRann.  He had an older sister named Maggie, an older brother named Albert and a younger sister named Lillie.  His parents…...
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Bigham, John Spencer
Dr. John Spencer Freeman Bigham was born in Dereham Twp, Oxford County on the 8th of May 1875.  He was the 5th of 8 children, born to William John Bigham and the former Isabelle Simpson.  His parents were farmers and his siblings included Ella,William Robert, Herbert Arthur, Ida Jane, James…...
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Blakely, Arthur McAmmond
Dr. Arthur McAmmond Blakely was born on the 9th of August, 1885 in Madoc Twp.  His parents John E. Blakely and the former Lavina Broad were farmers.  He had an older sister May and a younger brother Fred.  Dr. Blakely and his family moved to Chatham, Ontario around 1905.  Dr.…...
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Booth, Marvin Lee
Dr. Marvin Lee Booth was born in Marine City, Michigan on the 12th of December, 1905. He was the first son born to his parents were Bert Booth and the former Jemima "Jane Ann" Doan. His siblings were Margaret, Ethel, Hazel, Mildred, Gertrude, Gordon and Bruce. During his early childhood,…...
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Brady, Aidan Malachy
Dr. Aidan Malachy Brady was born on the 16th of October, 1939 in Dublin, Ireland. He was the 6th of 9 children born to William and Mary (McAllister) Brady. His early education was provided at Sion Hill Convent School, Willow Park School then Blackrock College until he was 18 years…...
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Bray, John Lang
Dr. John Lang Bray was born on the 8th of May 1841 in Kingston Ontario.  His parents were William Bray and the former Eliza Jane Lang.  He was the eldest of 11 children.  His siblings included Clarence, Blanche, William, Adelia, Caroline, Laura, Florence, Edith, Horace and Harold.  Dr. Bray graduated…...
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Bray, Reginald Vavasour
Dr. Reginald Vavasour Bray was born in Chatham, Ontario on the 24th of February, 1869, the eldest son of Dr. John Lang Bray and the former Madeline Isobel Noel. His younger brothers were Walter and John.  Dr. Reginald V. Bray was educated in Chatham and graduated from the old Chatham…...
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Brazier, William H.
Dr. William H. Brazier was married to Margaret A. Dewling in Baltimore Co., Maryland, U.S.A. on the 28th of February, 1843.  He was known to be practicing medicine in New Garden Twp., Wayne Co., Indiana according to the U.S. census in 1850.  At the time he was 55 years old,…...
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Bright, James Cook
Dr. James Cook Bright was born in Ohio, U.S.A. around 1820. He was certified by the Eclectic Medical Board in 1867. On the 28th of May, 1869 he was registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons to practice medicine in Ontario, but there is evidence that he practiced medicine…...
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Brisco, Clarence Alfred
Dr. Clarence Alfred Brisco was born on the 6th of May, 1892 near Napanee, Ontario.  His parents were Robert McIntyre Brisco and the former Mary Ester Ham.  His siblings included, Norris, Fred, Nellie, Robert, Ira and Ernest.  The Brisco family moved to Chatham in 1906.  Dr. Brisco attended Chatham Collegiate…...
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Brisson, Stanislau "Stanley"
Dr. Stanislau "Stanley" Brisson was born on the 3rd of May, 1891 near Drysdale, Huron County.  He was the son of Aserich Brisson and the former Marie Laporte.  He had an older sister Mary, an older brother Louis and a younger brother Eddie.   His parents were farmers. Although he…...
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Brooksbank, Ronald Charles
Dr.  Brooksbank was born on the 9th of February, 1937 in Dover Township, Kent County.  His parents were Charles William Brooksbank and the former Mary Eleanor Anderson.  He had a younger sister Shirley (Brooksbank) Logan-Wickwire who currently lives in Toronto.  Dr. Brooksbank was educated in a one-room schoolhouse in Dover Township…...
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Brown, Thomas Chalmers
Dr. Thomas Chalmers Brown was born on the 5th of June, 1942 in Verdun, Quebec, the son of Thomas Chalmers Brown and the former Edith Howells.  Dr. Brown and his sister Linda were raised in Verdun, a suburb of Montreal.  He attended Crawford Park Public School and Verdun High School.…...
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Brown, Evered Gibson
Dr. Evered Gibson Brown was born in Kenton, Manitoba on the 19th of January, 1918. His parents were Herbert and Anna Brown and his father was a merchant.  The family moved to Saskatchewan, when Dr. Brown was 3 years old.  He had a younger brother named Vernon. Most of his…...
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Bucke, Edward Pardee
Dr. Edward "Pardee" Bucke was born in June of 1875 in Ontario.  He was the son of Dr. Richard Maurice Bucke and the former Jessie Maria Gurd.  Dr. Richard M. Bucke was a pioneer in psychology.  His father wrote a number of books on the inner workings of the mind…...
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Bullis, William Henry
Dr. William Henry Bullis was born on December 26th, 1857 on Wolfe Island, Ontario. His father, Joseph Bullis had emigrated from Leicestershire, England. His mother was the former Emiline Abbott and she was born around 1832. He was the 4th of 7 children.  His siblings included Lucy, Elisa, George, Samuel,…...
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Burrows, Philip Palmer
Dr. Philip Palmer Burrows was born on the 9th of June, 1842 in Ottawa, Ontario. His parents were John Burrows and the former Maria Elizabeth Hoskins.  His father was an engineer,  involved in the construction of the Rideau Canal.  Dr. Burrows had 5 brothers and 5 sisters. Dr. Burrows studied…...
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Button, John Richard
Dr. John Richard Button was born in London, Ontario on September 19th, 1951. His parents were Dr. James Button and the former Nancy Milne. He was the eldest of 5 children. He has 3 brothers Jim, Tom, Doug and one sister Jane. Dr. Button attended Ridgetown Public School and Ridgetown…...
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Button, James Robert
Dr. James Robert Button was born on the 27th of August, 1926 in Florence, Ontario. He was the youngest son of the Reverend John Button and the former Ida Marshall.  His siblings included Helen, Thelma, Harvey, Ida May, Ross and Doris. Dr. Button attended elementary school in Fordwich, Huron County,…...
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Byers, John Nelson
Dr. John Nelson Byers was born in October of 1841.  His parents were Samuel and Margaret Jane Byers.  He was raised in Durham Twp. with his siblings, Allen, George, William, Genette, David, Mary, Ella and Raymond.  His father was a cabinet maker and a farmer. Dr. Byers graduated M.D. from…...
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