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Sir Thomas George Roddick

Sir Thomas George Roddick

Birth
Harbour Grace, Avalon Peninsula Census Division, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Death 20 Feb 1923 (aged 76)
Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Burial Outremont, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Plot Section F4 1
Memorial ID 11756 · View Source
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Medical Pioneer. Professor of surgery, McGill University. He studied in Britain under Joseph Lister and in 1877 introduced Lister's antiseptic methods to Montreal. He was also deputy surgeon general of the force sent to subdue the Northwest Rebellion in 1885. The family monument was designed to resemble the Roddick Gates of McGill. Married first wife Urelia M. McKinnon of Pointe Claire, Quebec in 1880, Urelia died in Montreal in 1890. Married second wife Amy Redpath of the wealthy Redpath Sugar Family in Montreal in 1906. Amy survived Sir Thomas living until the late 1950"s she commissioned and donated the famous "Roddick Gates" at McGill University in Montreal. (* at the time of his birth Newfoundland was the first and oldest British Crown Coloney. It didn't join the Canadian Confederation until April 1,1949 when it's residence voted in favour of becoming Canada's 10th Province.)


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11756
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir Thomas George Roddick (31 Jul 1846–20 Feb 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11756, citing Cimetière Mont-Royal, Outremont, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .