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Memorable Manitobans: Albert Ernest Walkey (1879-1965)

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Albert Ernest Walkey
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Physician.

Born at Mitchell, Ontario on 24 June 1879, son of William Walkey and and Mary Williams, brother of Arthur Riden Walkey, he was educated at public schools of Mitchell. He came to Manitoba in 1891 and resided at Newdale for a year before enrolling at the Souris Collegiate Institute and receiving a teacher's certificate. He then attended the Central Normal School and taught in Manitoba schools for six years, including Mount Calm School (1898-1899). He attended the Manitoba Medical School, graduated in 1906, then took a postgraduate course at the Illinois School of Electro-Therapeutics in order to specialize in electrical and x-ray treatments. He established a medical practice at Portage la Prairie. On 26 December 1906, he married Margaret Nicol (1874-1957) at Owen Sound, Ontario and they had three children: James Walkey (1909-?), Mary Isabelle Walkey (1913-?), and William George Walkey (1916-1933). He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Independent Order of Foresters, Loyal Order of Moose, Maccabees, and Royal Templars of Temperance. He died at Portage la Prairie on 29 October 1965.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Margaret Nicol and Albert Ernest Walkey, FamilySearch.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 September 2020

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