Jacque Gai Mar

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 25 July 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e4671
  1. Pamela Mar

Jacque Gai Mar was born the youngest of four sons in Cumberland Chinatown on Vancouver Island, where his father was a Presbyterian minister. In 1917 the family transferred to Winnipeg so that the older boys could further their education. There was little discrimination against Asians in Manitoba, and the sons graduated from high school and entered Manitoba University, attaining high marks in science, engineering, and medicine from 1922 onwards. When Jacque graduated in …

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