Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Endangered Top 10
Endangered
Top 10
2019

Young Historians 2019
Young
Historians
2019

Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Frederick Todd Cadham (1880-1961)

Physician.

Born at Winnipeg on 9 February 1880, son of James Henry Cadham and Eliza Calanan, he graduated from the Manitoba Medical College in 1905, having been introduced to medicine as a surgeon’s assistant at the age of 12. He was on the teaching staff of the Medical College for 40 years, and directed the Manitoba Bacteriology Laboratory for 15 years. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Manitoba in 1958.

During his student years, he was captain of the Winnipeg Victorias Hockey Club and President of the Western Canada Hockey Asociation. He was a member of the Scientific Club of Winnipeg (1908-1961), the Winnipeg Gun Club (President), Fort Garry Gun Club (President), and the Masons (Ancient Landmark Lodge). On 22 May 1906, he married Nina Elizabeth Galloway (1883-1963), daughter of Roper Galloway of Gladstone. They had three children: Margaret Freda Cadham (b 1908), Nina Beth Cadham (b 1910), and Roper Galloway Cadham (b 1914).

He died at his Winnipeg home, 820 Broadway, on 29 January 1961 and was buried in the St. John’s Cemetery.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 30 January 1961.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 July 2015

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.