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Memorable Manitobans: Kenneth Russell “Ken” Hughes (1933-2016)

Psychologist, educator.

Born at Winnipeg on 7 May 1933, son of Frank Hughes and Doris Fallows, he was educated at Brandon College, University of Manitoba (BA, MA), and University of Chicago (PhD 1961, psychology and neurophysiology). In 1961, he joined the staff of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba, also serving as Provost, Associate Dean of Medicine, Vice-President of Research, and Dean of Graduate Studies (1983-1998). He retired to Goderich, Ontario in 1998. He suffered from kidney disease from an early age, being saved by a kidney transplant donated by his sister, and later served as President of the Canadian Kidney Foundation and a member of the Canadian Blood Services Board. He died at Goderich on 10 June 2016.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 June 2016.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 July 2016

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