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George Francis Gillman Stanley

George Francis Gillman Stanley, Canadian history educator. Decorated officer Order of Canada, 1976, honorary colonel Royal New Brunswick Regiment, since 1982; knight of justice Venerable Order St. John, 1982.

Background

  • Stanley, George Francis Gillman was born on July 6, 1907 in Calgary, Alta, Canada. Son of John Henry and Della Catherine (Lillywhite) Stanley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Alberta, 1929. Bachelor, University Oxford, England, 1931. Master of Literature, University Oxford, 1933.

      Master of Arts, University Oxford, 1935. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oxford, 1935. D. és L. (honorary), University Laval, 1965.

      Doctor of Literature (honorary), Mount Allison University, 1967. Doctor of Literature (honorary), University New Brunswick, 1975. Doctor of Civil Law (honorary), St. Francis Xavier, 1974.

      Honorary Doctor of Laws, University Alberta, 1971. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Royal Military College, 1972. Honorary Doctor of Laws, St. Dunstan's College, 1969.

      Honorary Doctor of Laws, Dalhousie University, 1977. Honorary Doctor of Laws, University Calgary, 1982. Honorary Doctor of Laws, University Ottawa, 1983.

      Honorary Doctor of Laws, University Moncton, 1985. Honorary Doctor of Laws, St. Thomas University, 1987.

    Career

    • Lecturer history Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada, 1936-1940. Professor history University British Columbia, Canada, 1947-1949, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario, 1949-1960, dean of arts, 1960-1969. Director Canadian studies Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada, 1969-1975.

      Lieutenant governor Province of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada, 1982-1987.

    Works

    Religion

    Denomination: Anglican

    Membership

    Member provincial council St. John Ambulance Association, New Brunswick, 1972-1982, president, 1980-1982. Served to lieutenant colonel Canada Army, European Theatre of Operations, 1940-1947. Fellow Royal Society of Canada (secretary academy humanities and social science 1963-1969, Tyrrell medal 1957).

    Member Canada History Society (president 1955-1956), Garrison Club (Fredericton).

    Personality

    Interests

    Walking.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Lynette Hill, August 24, 1946. Children– Della Margaret Maude Stanley Cromwell, Marietta Ruth Ellen Stanley McAtamney, Laurie Catherine Christina Stanley Blackwell.
    • father: John Henry Stanley
    • mother: Della Catherine (Lillywhite) Stanley
    • spouse: Ruth Lynette Hill
    • children: Della Margaret Maude Stanley Cromwell Stanley
    • Marietta Ruth Ellen Stanley McAtamney Stanley
    • Laurie Catherine Christina Stanley Blackwell Stanley
    George Francis Gillman Stanley
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    Born July 6, 1907
    Nationality
    • 1929
      University Alberta
    • 1931
      University Oxford
    • 1933
      University Oxford
    • 1935
      University Oxford
    • 1935
      University Oxford
    • 1965
      University Laval
    • 1967
      Mount Allison University
    • 1975
      University New Brunswick
    • 1974
      St. Francis Xavier
    • 1971
      University Alberta
    • 1972
      Royal Military College
    • 1969
      St. Dunstan's College
    • 1977
      Dalhousie University
    • 1982
      University Calgary
    • 1983
      University Ottawa
    • 1985
      University Moncton
    • 1987
      St. Thomas University
    • 1936 - 1940
      Lecturer, history Mount Allison University
      New Brunswick, Canada
    • 1947 - 1949
      professor, history University British Columbia
    • 1949 - 1960
      professor, history University British Columbia
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1960 - 1969
      professor, history University British Columbia
    • 1969 - 1975
      director, Canadian studies Mount Allison University
      New Brunswick, Canada
    • 1982 - 1987
      lieutenant governor Province of New Brunswick
      Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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