Stanislau “Stanley” Brisson 
Location served:
Chatham, Tilbury  
Years in Practice:
1917 to 1918
Area of Specialization:
Family Physician and Surgeon  


Dr. Stanislau “Stanley” Brisson was born near Drsydale (Huron County), Ontario on the 3rd of May, 1891.  Dr. Brisson was the 3rd of 4 children born to Aserich Brisson and the former Marie Laporte.  His parents were farmers and his siblings were; Mary Brisson who was born the 28th of February, 1886, Louis Brisson who was born on the 23rd of February 1888 and Eddie Brisson who was born on the 13th of February, 1893.

He attended school in Huron County and spent one year at Le Petit Seminiarie in Montreal.  In 1912, he graduated from Assumption College in Sandwich where he obtained his matriculation.   Dr. Brison graduated from The University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine in 1917.

He practiced medicine in Tilbury for a short time, before moving to Chatham in May of 1918.  Dr. Brisson purchased the medical practice of Dr. Frederick Robert Nicolle, who had moved to Saskatchewan.  Sadly Dr. Brisson died a young man of 27 years of age on the 20th of October, 1918.  A newspaper article in the Chatham Daily Planet (21 October, 1918) advised that he died of pneumonia at his residence at the corner of King and Third Street.

Dr. Brisson was buried at St. Peters Cemetery, in Hay Township, Huron County.

*Dr. Frederick Robert Nicolle also appears on the Chatham-Kent Physician Tribute website.