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Memorable Manitobans: Hugh Mackay (1864-?)


Born in West Zorra, Oxford County, Ontario on 16 June 1864, son of Thomas Mackay and Janet Sutherland, he was educated at Ontario Public Schools and the University of Manitoba. After practising at Carberry for a time, he came to Winnipeg where he specialized in dermatology. In 19095, he was appointed to the faculty of the University of Manitoba, being an Assistant Professor of Dermatology in 1919. He married Mary Martin and they had one son. He was a member of the AF & AM (Assiniboine Lodge), IOOF (Minnehaha), Caledonian Club, Canadian Club, and Presbyterian Church. His recreations included golf, motoring, and walking. In 1925, he address was 76 Cornish Street, Winnipeg.


Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 September 2016

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