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Memorable Manitobans: Wallace Grant (1916-2003)


Born at Perth, Ontario on 5 March 1916, he graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1944 and became a resident doctor at Winnipeg Children’s Hospital, rising to become administrator of the facility in 1947. Specializing in child psychiatry, he founded the Child Development Clinic in 1964. He received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Manitoba in 1970. He died at Victoria, British Columbia on 14 December 2003.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 December 2003, page 110.

“Psychiatrist a pioneer in child development,” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 December 2003, page 8.

We thank Meredith Norman for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 December 2014

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