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Dr. John Edgar Lundy

Male 1875 - 1913  (37 years)


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  • Name John Edgar Lundy 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 7 Oct 1875  Sheffield, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Name Edgar Lundy 
    Occupation 1898  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Doctor 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Doctor 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-104154 
    Died 27 Apr 1913  Portage La Prairie, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I104154  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father Dr. John Bostwick Lundy,   b. 23 Jan 1826, Whitchurch Township, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1902, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Lydia Eck,   b. 26 Feb 1835, Whitchurch Township, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1921, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Family ID F23064  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Doctor - 1898 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Doctor - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Apr 1913 - Portage La Prairie, , Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John Edgar Lundy (1875-?)
      Physician and surgeon.

      Born Sheffield, Ontario, 7 October 1875, son of John Bostwick and Lydia Lundy, brother of Frank Bostwick Lundy . Educated public school, College Institute, Galt, Ontario; Toronto University, Toronto, Ontario; Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland; Vienna. Began practice of medicine in Preston, Ontario, 1898. Moved to Manitoba, 1900. Director, Lake Manitou Sanitorium, Watrous, Saskatchewan; Medical Examiner, Mutual Life of Canada; Canada Life; Confederation Life; National Life; Great West; Sun; Crown; Aetna; British Empire; London and Lancashire Company General Hospital Surgeon, Grand Trunk Pacific Railway; Medical Officer Indian Dept.; Surgeon Canadian Pacific Railway Medical Officer 18th Mounted Rifles. Married Agnes Duncan Barnett, 1904; has one son and one daughter. Club and Societies: Portage; AF & AM , IOOF . Recreation: shooting. Liberal; Anglican. Address: 205 Lorne Avenue, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

      In 1911, Lundy practiced in the Newman Building, corner Saskatchewan and Main Streets, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

      Who's Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, 1911. C. W. Parker, editor. Canadian Press Association, Vancouver.

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      Memorable Manitobans: John Edgar Lundy (1875-1913)
      Physician and surgeon.

      Born at Sheffield, Ontario on 7 October 1875, son of John Bostwick Lundy and Lydia Lundy, brother of Frank Bostwick Lundy, he was educated at the Sheffield public school, Galt College Institute, University of Toronto University, University of Edinburgh (Scotland) and in Vienna. He began a medical practice at Preston, Ontario in 1898 and moved to Manitoba in 1900, practicing in the Newman Building at the corner of Saskatchewan and Main Streets in Portage la Prairie. He was Director of the Lake Manitou Sanitorium at Watrous, Saskatchewan, a Medical Examiner for several companies, general hospital surgeon for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway, and Medical Officer to the Indian Department and the 18th Mounted Rifles. In 1904, he married Agnes Duncan Barnett (?-?) and they had one son and one daughter. He was a member of the Portage Club, AF & AM, IOOF, Liberal party, and Anglican church. In 1911, his address was 205 Lorne Avenue, Portage la Prairie. He died of tuberculosis at Portage la Prairie on 27 April 1913 and was buried at Galt, Ontario.

      Sources:
      Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

      "Dr. J. E. Lundy dies at Portage," Winnipeg Telegram, 28 April 1913. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B5]

      "Funeral of late Dr. Lundy," Winnipeg Telegram, 30 April 1913. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B5]

      Who's Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

      This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

      Page revised: 29 January 2017

      Goldsborough, G. (2019). Memorable Manitobans: John Edgar Lundy (1875-1913). Mhs.mb.ca. Retrieved 8 June 2019, from https://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/lundy_je.shtml

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 3.

    2. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 2 Page 98.

    3. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      In memory of/ John Edgar Lundy, M. D./ died Portage La Prairie/ April 27, 1913/ in his 38th year/ Now the laborer's task is o'er:/ now the battle-day is past;/ now upon the further shore/ lands the voyager at last./ Father, in thy gracious keeping/ leave we now thy servant sleeping/ Scott, Galt