Name:
George Camelon Munro 
Location served:
Wheatley  
Years in Practice:
1899 to 1925
Area of Specialization:
Family Physician and Surgeon  

Biography:

Dr. George Camelon Munro was born on the 2nd of October, 1874 near Glanworth, Middlesex County, the 4th of 6 children born to John Munro and the former Cristina McCaul.   His siblings were; Archibald, Malcolm Russell, John, Kenneth Edward and Maggie.  Dr. Munro, his brothers and his sister grew up on a farm.

Dr. Munro attended the University of Western Ontario graduating in 1897.  His medical training continued at Trinity College in Toronto and Dr. Munro graduated M.D. in 1898.  He was licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1899.  Dr. Munro was known to be practicing medicine in the early 1900’s in Romney Twp (Kent County).  According to the 1901 census, Dr. Munro boarded with a family in Mersea Twp in Essex County.  Shortly after he arrived in Wheatley, Dr. Munro was stricken with typhoid.

Dr. Munro married Margaret Wardrop Galbraith on the 30th of April, 1906 in Windsor, Ontario.  Mrs. Munro was born in Toronto on the 1st of September, 1871.  She was the 9th of 10 children born to William Galbraith and the former Janet Wright.  Her father was a merchant and  her siblings were; John, Jennie, Christian “Tina”, William, Robert, Janet “Jessie”, Catherine, James and Ronald (who died as an infant).  At the time of their marriage, Mrs. Munro lived in Toronto and Dr. Munro was residing in Glanworth (Middlesex County).

In 1918 Dr. and Mrs. Munro moved to Smithville, Ontario.

Dr. Munro died on the 25th of April, 1925.  He was 51 years old.  He was found on the floor of the Commercial Hotel on South Street in Smithville.  At the time of his death his wife was in Washington D.C.  Dr. Munro was buried at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in London, Ontario.  His wife Margaret Munro died on the 10th of January, 1960 in St Louis, Missouri.  She was buried at the Toronto Necropolis Cemetery in the Galbraith Family Plot.