Robert Baird McClure
|Robert Baird McClure|
November 23, 1900|
|Died||November 10, 1991(aged 90)|
|Known for||Moderator of the United Church of Canada|
|Awards||Order of Canada|
He graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Medicine in 1922. In 1923, he was appointed a medical missionary to Henan, China and served until 1948. He was the only medical missionary in India and China who was able to provide radium treatment for cancer. He was also on the staff of the Church Missionary Society Hospital at Gaza, Palestine.
- Munroe Scott, McClure: The China Years; McClure: Years of Challenge (biography of Dr. Robert McClure, vols. 1 and 2), Penguin Books Canada, Toronto 1979 and 1985.
- McClure, Robert G., Vintage McClure; (with Diane Forrest), ISBN 1-55011-055-1, Welch Publishing, Burlington, Ontario 1988.
Wilfred C. Lockhart
|Moderator of the United Church of Canada
| Succeeded by|
Arthur B. B. Moore
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