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Max Cantor fonds
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1967 - 2001 (Creation)
- Cantor, Max
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1 cm of textual records
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Dr. Maxwell Mordecai Cantor was born in Winnipeg on April 1, 1903. He obtained his B.Sc. degree from the University of Manitoba in 1924, and his M.D. in 1929. He pursued post-graduate studies at the Universities of Alberta and Toronto, at the Pratt institute in Boston and at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. For nearly 40 years, Dr. Cantor taught at the University of Alberta. He held the position of Chief Coroner of Alberta for nearly thirty years, and served as Chief Coroner of the Yukon and Northwest Territories as well. Dr. Cantor received the Red Cross Gold Medal in 1941, the Centennial Medal in 1967, and a Government of Alberta achievement award for forensic medicine in 1972. He was a charter member of the Beth Shalom Synagogue and of Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity. He married Edith Rose Secter of Winnipeg in 1936. Edith was long known as a patron of the arts in Edmonton. Max passed away in 1981, Edith in 2001. Their daughter Sharon Abbott is a graphic artist, and their son Paul is the Executive director of the Toronto International Leadership Centre for Financial Sector Supervision.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of materials created and collected by the Abbott family of Edmonton from 1967 - 2001, including a family history and articles about and citations awarded to Dr. Max Cantor.
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Donated by Sharon Abbott, daughter of Max Cantor.
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- The material is in English.
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There are no restrictions on access.
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JAHSENA also holds the records of Sharon Abbott, Max Cantor's daughter. Additional material may be found in the First Century of Jewish Life Editorial Committee fonds held by JAHSENA.<br><br>Record No. CAN.01.1<br><br>
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- Cantor, Max (Subject)