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Memorable Manitobans: James Alic Paterson (1865-?)


Born at Port Elgin, Ontario on 16 April 1865, son of Dr. James R. and Constance Paterson of Dumfriesshire, Scotland. He was educated in the public schools of Tiverton, Walkerton High School and Queen’s University. He graduated in medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in May 1889 then he practiced with his father at Port Elgin for one year. In July 1890, he started a medical practice at Killarney, Manitoba. He was also Health Officer for the municipality and a coroner for the province of Manitoba. He was a member of the AF & AM, IOOF, COF, and Presbyterian Church.


The Canadian Album: Men of Canada or Success by Example, Vol. III, Bradley, Garretson & Company, Brantford, Ontario, 1894.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 June 2010

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