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Wilfred Grenfell
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Born in Parkgate, Cheshire
Born on 28th of February 1865
Died on 9th of October 1940

Born 1865. Died 1940 - Physician and missionary.

Studied medicine at the London Hospital Medical College. Became a medical missionary in the North Sea fisheries. Went to Newfoundland and Labrador in 1892 where founded hospitals and orphanages. Knighted in 1927.

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