Workman, Benjamin, 1793-1878

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Workman, Benjamin, 1793-1878

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Benjamin Workman was a Montreal physician and druggist. Born into a large family in Lisburn, Ireland, in 1793, he emigrated in 1819 and settled in Montreal. He was a student at the Faculty of Medicine at McGill in 1852 and worked as a chemist and druggist. He served as editor of the Canadian Courant, which he acquired from Nahum Mower in 1829. He served as secretary of the Christian Unitarian Society of Montreal. In 1856 he became assistant medical superintendent to his brother Joseph at the Lunatic Asylum in Toronto, where he worked until 1875.


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Savage, Mary M. (Mary Matilda), 1840-1927 (1840-1927)

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Savage, Mary M. (Mary Matilda), 1840-1927

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