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Memorable Manitobans: William Clarence Morden (1878-1930)

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William Clarence Morden
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Born at Tweed, Ontario on 15 July 1878, son of Howard and Jeannie Morden, he came to Winnipeg in 1882 and was educated at the local high school. In 1901, he began practicing as a surgical dentist at 379 York Avenue, specializing in dental anaesthetics and oral therapeutics. He was a member of the Carleton Club, Knights of Pythias, and Knights of Maccabees of World. His recreations included riding. He was a Conservative and a Methodist. He was an Independent candidate in the 1920 and 1922 provincial general elections but was defeated each time. He died at Winnipeg on 22 December 1930 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.


Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 April 2018

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