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Memorable Manitobans: Lewis James Carter (1874-1946)


Born in Huron County, Ontario on 25 January 1874, he came to Winnipeg at an early age and received a medical degree from the University of Manitoba in 1903. He practiced medicine for several years at Boissevain then moved to Brandon where he came a member of the Bigelow Clinic in 1915. He began specializing in radiology around 1921 and gained prominence in the Canadian and American medical communities. He was a member of First United Church and Brandon Golf and Country Club, and was an enthusiastic hunter and fisherman. He died at Brandon on 19 February 1946 and was buried in Brandon Cemetery. He was survived by a widow and son.


“Dr. Lewis J. Carter, noted radiologist, buried at Brandon,” Winnipeg Free Press, 23 February 1946, page 17.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 November 2014

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