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…...
View Profile
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…...
View Profile
Campbell, Joseph
Dr. Joseph Campbell was born on the 24th of February, 1839, in Perth County, Ontario.  He was the 2nd of 5 children born to John Campbell and the former Jean Scott.  According to the 1851 census, Dr. Campbell and his siblings were living with his mother's brother, William Scott and…...
View Profile
Carruthers, Charles Herbert
Dr. Charles Herbert Carruthers was born on the 8th of January, 1895 in Point Edward, Lambton County, the eldest child of Herbert James Carruthers and the former Lydia Marion O'Neil.  Mr. Carruthers was an engineer with the railway.  Dr. Carruthers had 3 younger brothers, Walter, Calvert and Bruce and a…...
View Profile
Fraser, Robert Nelson
Dr. Robert Nelson Fraser was born on the 18th of June, 1859 in Westmeath Township, Renfrew County, Ontario.  His parents were Nelson Fraser and the former Margaret Kelly. Dr. Fraser's father died just 6 months after he was born.  Dr. Fraser had 4 older brothers, William, Thomas, George and Charles.…...
View Profile
Glenn, Orville James
Dr. Orville James Glenn was born on the 21st of February 1883 in Adelaide Twp., Middlesex County.  He was the 2nd of 7 children born to George Glenn and the former Margaret McKenzie.  His parents were farmers.  His siblings included Mary, Leo, Fred, George, Laura and Jenna. In his professional…...
View Profile
Houghton, Charles Leon
Dr. Charles Leon Houghton was born on the 26th of May, 1885 in Oxford County.  His parents, Stephen Houghton and the former Mary Ann Langford were farmers at the time of his birth.  He was the 4th of 7 children.   His siblings were Fanny, Lucy, Mary, Alice, Edith and Ernest.…...
View Profile
Kelly, William Albert
Dr. William "Albert" Kelly was born on the 26th of June, 1876 in Chatham, Ontario.  His parents George W. Kelly and the former Matilda Richardson were farmers in Chatham Twp.  He had an older sister Alice Mary Kelly who was born on the 17th of December, 1870 and a younger…...
View Profile
Lake, Charles Bailey
Dr. Charles Bailey Lake was born on November 5th, 1842 in Frontenac County, Ontario. He was the 5th of 8 children born to William Lake and the former Lucinda Stafford. His siblings were, Mary, John, Ira, William, Dennis, Buckley and Harriett.  His parents were farmers.  Dr. Lake was educated in…...
View Profile
Lamont, Campbell Thompson
Dr. Campbell Thompson Lamont was born to Alexander and Marie Lamont in 1922. He was raised on the family farm in Mount Brydges and he attended high school at Strathroy Collegiate Institute. Dr. Lamont enrolled in the University of Western Ontario for his post-secondary studies, and graduated with a medical…...
View Profile
Lawley, George Edward Thomas
Dr. George Edward Thomas Lawley was born in 1923 in Dudley, Staffordshire, England.  His parents were George Edward Lawley and the former Norah Anne Sherry. Dr. Lawley married Elizabeth M. Peacock in 1951 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.  He graduated from the University of London (England) Medical School in 1953.  After…...
View Profile
Mcilwraith, Wyatt Lorn
Dr. Wyatt Lorn McIlwraith was born in Woodstock on the 31st of March 1887, the son of John McIlwraith and the former Jessie Wyatt.  He had one older sister Hattie and 3 younger sisters, Minerva, Agnes and Martha.  His father was a builder.  Dr. McIlwraith received his early education in…...
View Profile
Pelton, Harry Austin
Dr. Harry Austin Pelton was born on the 28th of October, 1889 near Burritts Rapids, Oxford Twp, Ontario to Martin Pelton and the former Louise "Almira" Watts.  Burritts Rapids is a small community near Ottawa along the Rideau River.  Dr. Pelton's parents were farmers and he had an older brother…...
View Profile
Pickard, John Everitt
Dr. John Everitt Pickard was born on the 14th of July, 1856 near Thamesville, Ontario. He was the eldest of 5 children born to Elias Pickard and the former Elizabeth Everett. His parents were farmers in Howard Township. Dr. Pickard's siblings included Sarah Ann, David, Margaret and Elias. He attended…...
View Profile
Rannie, John Alexander
Dr. John Alexander Rannie was born in Chatham, Ontario on the 31st of October, 1873.  His father William Rannie was the tax collector for Chatham and his mother was the former Margaret Atkinson.  He was the eldest of 3 children, his siblings were Catherine and Robert.  Dr. Rannie attended school…...
View Profile
Ruthven, George
Dr. George Ruthven, was born in Clearville, Orford Township in Kent County in 1836. His parents were Neil Ruthven and the former Sarah Gillies and he was one of 12 children.  Some of his siblings included, John, Hugh, James, Arch, Janet, Colin, Duncan and Mary.  He graduated M.D. from the…...
View Profile
Sivewright, James Hay
Dr. James Hay Sivewright was born in Scotland around 1810. There is a record of a sister named Mary and another sister named Elizabeth Sivewright who lived in Boston, Massachusettes.  Dr. Sivewright's wife the former Margaret Phillips was also born in Scotland in 1819. It is not known when the…...
View Profile
Sivewright, James Alexander
Dr. James Alexander Sivewright was born around 1849, the son of Dr. James Hay Sivewright and the former Margaret Phillips.  He was known to have 2 sisters named Mary and Elinor.  He had a brother named John Phillips Sivewright, who also became a physician.  His father was practicing medicine in…...
View Profile
Soper, Gordon McKay
Dr. Gordon McKay Soper was born in Alvinston, Ontario on the 1st of May, 1907.  He was the only child of Donald Soper and the former Edith "Jessie" Bea McKay.  Dr. Soper was educated at the London Public School and London Central Collegiate.  He graduated with his B.A. from the…...
View Profile
Stewart, Samuel
Dr. Samuel Stewart was born on the 30th of September, 1859 in Kilmacrimmon, Donegal, Ireland. He was the third of nine children born to John Stewart and the former Martha Logan. In 1874 he immigrated to Canada and lived with his uncle, James Stewart in Brampton, Ontario. He completed high school…...
View Profile
Stewart, Daniel Logan
Dr. Daniel Logan Stewart was born on the 14th of June, 1893 in Thamesville, Ontario. He was the 3rd of 4 children born to his parents Dr. Samuel Stewart and the former Margaret McFarlane.  His siblings were John born on the 22nd of March, 1886, Catherine born on the 16th…...
View Profile
Swisher, Richard Drake
Dr. Richard Drake Swisher was born around 1830.  His parents were Burgess Swisher and the former Mary Abel.  His parents farmed in Southwold Twp. Elgin County.  According to the 1851 Canadian Census, Dr. Swisher was living with his parents in Elgin County and he was teaching school.  He graduated M.D.…...
View Profile
Tye, George Archer
Dr. George Archer Tye, was born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England on the 12th of July, 1835. His parents were William Archer Tye and the former Sarah Hawkins.  Dr. George Tye was the second son born to William and Sarah Tye and one of 5 children. Interestingly enough, all 5 children…...
View Profile
Walker, Ralph Hiram
Dr. Ralph Hiram Walker was born May 28th, 1897 in Oxford County, north of Ingersoll, Ontario. His parents James H. Walker and the former Elizabeth Fawcett were farmers and he was their only child.  Dr. Walkers father died June 6th, 1913 from a head injury.  The cause of death was…...
View Profile

Submit a Chatham-Kent Physician