Worthington, Arthur Norreys, 1862-1912

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Worthington, Arthur Norreys, 1862-1912

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1862-1912

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Colonel Arthur Norreys Worthingon was born in Sherbrooke in 1862 and graduated in medicine at McGill College University in 1886. He became a surgeon of the Sherbrooke Hospital and the president of the District of St. Francis Medical Association. In his career as a legislator, Norreys became mayor of Sherbrooke, 1901-02 and was elected to the House of Commons in 1906. In addition, he was an officer in the volunteer movement; surgeon major in 18S7 and lieutenant colonel in 1901. During the Northwest Rebellion (1885) he served with the field hospital and was present at the action at Batoche and the operations against Big Bear's band. In 1900-02, he served with the Royal Canadian Artillery in South Africa and was present at the operations in Transvaal and the actions at Lydenburg, Belfast, Orange River Colony and Faber Put. (Henry James Morgan, Canadian Men and Women of the Time. Toronto, 1912, pp. 1187)

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Worthington, E. D. (Edward Dagge), 1820-1895 (1820-1895)

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Worthington, E. D. (Edward Dagge), 1820-1895

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Worthington, E. B. (Edward Bruen), 1860–1942 (1860-1942)

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Worthington, E. B. (Edward Bruen), 1860–1942

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