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Memorable Manitobans: Walter G. Campbell (1875-1952)


Born at Brantford, Ontario, he graduated from the Ontario Agricultural College then received a medical degree from McGill University in 1903. He came to Winnipeg in 1905 and practiced until retirement in 1946. He served on the staff of Grace Hospital for 30 years. For many years, he was a member of the board of the Cancer Research Institute. He was Registrar of the College of Physicians and Surgeons for 20 years and a life member of the Canadian Medical Association. He was a member of St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, Manitoba Club, and Granite Curling Club. He died at Winnipeg on 27 December 1952 and was buried in St. John’s Cemetery.


“Doctor here since 1905 dies at 77,” Winnipeg Free Press, 29 December 1952.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 August 2014

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