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Memorable Manitobans: Andre Louis Pierre Molgat (1924-2013)

Physician.

Born at Ste. Rose du Lac on 1 August 1924, son of Louis F. Molgat (c1889-1975) and Adele Abraham, brother of Gildas Laurent Molgat, he received a medical degree from Université Laval and practiced at Québec City (Hôtel-Dieu), Vancouver (St. Paul’s and St. Joseph’s Hospitals), and Roberval (Hôtel-Dieu) before settling at Winnipeg in 1956. Over the next 41 years, he was affiliated with St. Boniface Hospital, where he was Head of Surgery, as well as with Concordia Hospital, Victoria Hospital, and Misericordia Hospital. He was an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba, and he served as President of the Manitoba chapter of the Canadian Association of Clinical Surgeons. He died at St. Vital on 9 September 2013.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 September 2013.

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 August 2020

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