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Memorable Manitobans: Harry Morton Murdoff (1877-?)


Born at Picton, Ontario in 1877, one of three sons of Henry L. Murdoff and Margaret O. McGillvray, he attended the Winnipeg Collegiate Institute then taught school in rural Manitoba and the St. James school of Winnipeg. Three years later, he quit teaching to enter the Manitoba Medical College, graduating with an MD in 1905. During his college years he served as President of the Students Literary Association and played hockey and football. He served as a house surgeon in the Winnipeg General Hospital for a year then opened a general medical practice at Winnipeg. On 1 June 1909, he maried Mary Archer Duncan at Winnipeg.


The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 June 2010

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