Darby, George Elias

DARBY, George Elias, medical missionary (b 27 Oct 1889, Everton, ON; d 1 Sept 1962, Vancouver). After studying medicine at the Univ of Toronto, where he graduated as a silver medallist in 1913, he moved to VANCOUVER to intern at the General Hospital. In 1914 he married his college sweetheart, Edna Matthews, a tennis champion, and together they undertook a METHODIST medical mission to a widely scattered population of aboriginal people, loggers, fishers and cannery workers from RIVERS INLET to...

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