File Rennie_Fam - Rennie Family

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Rennie Family

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Rennie Family: William Henry & John C & James WR & William Robert James

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UMCMA Rennie_Fam

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(-1939(WH); -1982(JC); 1911-1981(JWR; 1945- (WRJ))

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Education: MD(Tor)(WH); MD(Man)1937(JC); MD(Man)1934,Postgrad Edin1938-9 Columbia Univ Pres Hosp1940-43; FRSCE1939(JWR); BSc1964, MD/BSc(Man)1968, FRCS(C)1973(WRJ)
Positions: Demonstrator1943, Lecturer1948, Asst Prof 1953-77, Surgery(JWR);
Asst Prof (Man)1974-5, Asst Prof (McGill)1975-83, Assoc Prof 1983-90 (McGill) (all Surg), Prof &Hd Orthopedic Surg 1990 (Man); Alex Gibson Chair 2004- Pres Cdn Orthop Assn 2002-3 (WRJ)

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The Rennie Family file consists of the following:
Rennie, William Henry
The William Henry Rennie file contains the following material:

0. ObitMMR (1939)19: 59; CMAJ v40(3):309 Mar 1939 (3pp)
William Henry is the father of John Charters and James William Ross and the grandfather of William Robert James
Rennie, John Charters
The John Charters Rennie file contains the following material:

0. Obit: WFP 7 Jan 1983; Coll Phys Surg Manitoba Newsletter 19(1):3, 1983; CMAJ (1983) 129:188, UMMJ 53:106 1983; also of wife (4pp)
John Charters is the son of William Henry, the brother of James William Ross and the uncle of William Robert James
Rennie, James William Ross
The James William Ross Rennie file contains the following material:

0. Obits: UMMJ 51:77 1981; CentreScope 9(6):6 June/81; newspaper (unidentified) (2pp)

1. Copy of 5 x 7 faculty card (1p)

2. Faculty questionnaire (1p)

3. News note of Centennial dinner at which he and other retired members of faculty were honoured UMMJ 47: 4-5, 1977 (2pp)

4. Brief bio from RL Cooke’s “Sixty Years of Surgery 1934-94” in file 2.24.2(2) (1p)
James William Ross is the son of William Henry, the brother of John Charters and the father of William Robert James
Rennie, William Robert James
The William Robert James Rennie file contains the following material:

1. Letter from A Kerr thanking him for gift copy of his book Adult Orthopaedics 1984 (2pp)

2. Letter from S. Houston requesting information 1996 (1p)

3. Update for his 25th and 30th reunions (2pp)

4. Announcement of Alexander Gibson Chair Surg & Research 2004 (1p)
See also:

  • file 17.3.5a/b MMA Award winners files for biography
  • book(s) in Manitoba Authors’ Collection in NJM

William Robert James is the son of James William Ross, the grandson of William Henry and the nephew of John Charters

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