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Farley Mcgill Mowat, Canadian writer. Served to captain infantry Canadian Army, 1939-1945.

Background

Mowat, Farley Mcgill was born on May 12, 1921 in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. Son of Angus McGill and Helen (Thomson) Mowat.

Education

Bachelor, University Toronto, 1949. Doctor of Laws, University Toronto, 1973. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Laurentian University, 1970.

Doctor of Laws, University Lethbridge, Alberta, 1973. Doctor of Laws, University Prince Edward Island, 1979. Doctor of Letters, University Victoria, British Columbia, 1982.

Doctor of Letters, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, 1986. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, 1994. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, 1995.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), University College of Cape Breton, Sydney, Nova Scotia, 1996.

Career

Arctic exploration, science work, 1947-1948. Writer, since 1950.

Works

Membership

Served to captain infantry Canadian Army, 1939-1945.

Connections

Married Frances Elizabeth Thornhill, December 21, 1947. Children: Robert Alexander, David Peter. Married Claire Angel Wheeler, 1965.

father:
Angus McGill Mowat

mother:
Helen (Thomson) Mowat

spouses:
Frances Elizabeth Thornhill

Claire Angel Wheeler

children:
Robert Alexander Mowat

David Peter Mowat