HON. JOHN M. UHRICH, Ph. C., M.D.
Hon. John M. Uhrich, provincial secretary and minister in charge of the bureau of public health since April, 1922, represents the constituency of Rosthern in the legislative assembly, to which he was first elected in 1921. His birth occurred at Formosa, Ontario, on the 7th of June, 1877, his parents being Ignatius and Caroline Braehler Uhrich, who represented Alsatian and Canadian families, respectively. The father was a French veteran of the Franco-Prussian war. John M. Uhrich acquired a high school education at Walkerton, On- tario, and then entered upon preparation for a professional career as a student in the medical department of Northwestern University at Chi- cago, Illinois, which institution conferred upon him the degrees of Ph. C. and M. D. The year 1909 witnessed his arrival in Hague, Saskatchewan, where he practiced medicine continuously and successfully until chosen a member of parliament and became widely recognized as a most skilled physician and surgeon. In June, 1910, Dr. Uhrich was united in marriage to Miss Catherine Tischart, daughter of J. B. Tiachart of Formosa, Ontario. They are com- municants of the Catholic church. The Doctor is a Liberal in politics and, becoming a candidate for the provincial constituency of Rosthern, was first elected to the Saskatchewan legislature at the general election of 1921. In April, 1922, he became provincial secretary and minister in charge of the bureau of public health and upon the creation of a de- partment of public health in 1923 he was made minister and has since so served, making a notable record for efficiency and dispatch in the dis- charge of his important duties. Bibliography follows:


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