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Guysborough in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Henry Marshall Tory

1864-1947

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, August 24, 2019
1. Henry Marshall Tory Marker
Inscription.   Born at Port Shoreham, N.S., educated at Guysborough Academy and at McGill, Tory served as professor at McGill (1893-1905), Principal of McGill College, Vancouver (1906-7), first President of the University of Alberta (1908-28), and founder and President of Carleton College (1942-7). A distinguished scientist, he was the Chairman and subsequently President of the National Research Council (1923-35), President of the Pacific Science Congress in 1933 and of the Royal Society of Canada in 1939. Throughout his life he demonstrated his commitment to the spread of scientific knowledge and international good will. He died in Ottawa.

Tory, natif de Port Shoreham, étudia à l'Académie de Guysborough et à l'université McGill. Professeur à cette derniere institution de 1893 à 1905, et directeur du collège McGill de Vancouver de 1906 à 1907, il fut président de l'Université de l’Alberta de 1908 à 1928, et fonda Carleton College en 1942. Il fut président du Conseil national de recherches, du Congrès scientifique du Pacifique et de la Société royale du Canada. Toute sa vie, il travailla à la diffusion de la science etsa la détente
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By Steve Stoessel
2. Henry Marshall Tory Marker
internationale. Il est décédé à Ottawa.
 
Erected 1951 by Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board marker series.
 
Location. 45° 23.369′ N, 61° 29.916′ W. Marker is in Guysborough, Nova Scotia, in Guysborough County. Marker is on Pleasant Street (Nova Scotia Route 16), on the right when traveling north. Marker is in front of the library. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guysborough, Nova Scotia B0H 1N0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 26 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Guysborough (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Voyage of Prince Henry Sinclair (approx. 8 kilometers away); Tor Bay (approx. 25.2 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  Dr. Henry Tory. (Submitted on August 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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