Dr. George Lipsitt


Dr. George Lipsitt



Dr. George Lipsitt

Dr. George Edwin Lipsitt (10 Oct 1883 - 20 Jun 1943), son of Patrick Bannon "Banny" Lipsitt (07 Jun 1859 - 07 Jan 1945) and Clarissa Belle Cordelia "Clara" Burnham Lipsitt (11 Jun 1860 - 21 Sep 1932), was born in St. Mary's, Ontario, Canada and died in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His siblings were Ethel Violetta Lipsitt Brown and Ernest Albert Lipsitt. Dr. Lipsitt married Jean Irene "Jennie" Shields (30 Jun 1890 - 22 Mar 1972) on April 17, 1912 at York, Ontario, Canada. Jean was the daughter of John W. Shields and Jennie Donnelly Shields.

Research from Lipsit Family Reunion Notes from family members, census records - by R. Robert Mutrie

Edwin graduated from the University of Western Ontario and the University of Toronto with a degree in Medicine and then set up his practice at Folyet, Ontario, joining the staff of the Canadian Pacific Railroad. Still with the C.P.R., he moved on to Hornepayne, Ontario as District Medical Officer. Edwin retired in 1933 and moved to Toronto. He is buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. He had no children.

Lipsitt, George Edwin
The Calendar of the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, 1921-1922

Dr. Lipsitt purchased lots 9 and 10 in Block 10 in Collegeport in the spring of 1910. He also had an option of lots 8 and 9 in Block 43.

1910 Census, Collegeport
George Lipsitt, age 28, b Canada

Collegeport - On the evening of November the 4th a nice crowd of people gathered at the auditorium of the Gulf Coast University to spend the evening. The following program was rendered: Dr. Lipsitt gave an address of welcome. Matagorda County Tribune, November 11, 1910

Photos of Dr. Lipsitt courtesy of David W. Ponter

Dr. G. Edwin Lipsitt, our genial and popular druggist, has sold the City Pharmacy to Mr. F. D. Everson, who takes possession November 1st. It is rumored that the Doctor will engage in the drug trade in Blessing. Reprinted in the Palacios Beacon, October 13, 1911

Dr. G. E. Lipsitt and F. D. Everson invoiced the Collegeport pharmacy stock of drugs, etc., on Tuesday and Wednesday. Mr. Everson buying, Dr. Lipsitt will go to Blessing to engage in the drug business there. Collegeport Chronicle, Nov. 2, 1911 Number 44

Dr. G. Edwin Lipsitt left Saturday last for Blessing where he has bought the drug business for Mr. Kendall. Reprinted in The Palacios Beacon, November 10, 1911

Dr. G. E. Lipsitt was the President of the Collegeport Industrial League. Galveston Daily News, November 19, 1911

Dr. Lipsitt of Blessing called on friends at Buckeye Christmas Day. The Matagorda County Tribune, December 29, 1911

Dr. G. Elwin Lipsitt, of Waco , formerly of our city, was a visitor here Friday and left by early boat Saturday. Matagorda County Tribune, July 4, 1913

George Edwin Lipsitt, Marksville, Ontario, Canada passed the November examinations of the College of Physicians and Surgeons as reported by the Ontario Medical Council. The Canadian Practitioner Volume XLVI January - December 1921, Toronto

Mr. B. B. Harnish arrived with his family from New Mexico. He is occupying the Lipsitt house on Avenue E.  Matagorda County Tribune, March 1, 1930, Harry Austin Clapp Scrapbook 2

Grand Lodge A. F. & A. M. of Canada
In the Province of Ontario
Proceedings 1940
276 Grand Lodge of Canada Annual Communication
G. E. Lipsitt


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