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Memorable Manitobans: Andrew Hain Moyes (1925-1987)

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Andrew Hain Moyes
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Physician.

Born at Fife, Scotland in 1925, he graduated with a medical degree from the University of St. Andrew’s in 1949. He then served for two years as a surgeon with the Royal Navy followed by eight years in a private psychiatric practice in Britain, receiving a diploma in Psychological Medicine from the University of Leeds. He immigrated to Canada in 1960 and joined the medical staff of the Selkirk Hospital for Mental Diseases, serving for two years as director of female psychiatric services. He was Medical Superintendent of the Brandon Mental Health Centre from 1966 to 1983. He was married with three children. In 1977, he received the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal in recognition of his community service. He died in 1987.

Sources:

Brandon Mental Health Centre Collection, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 June 2016

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