James Corry (academic)

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James Alexander Corry
Principal of Queen's University
In office
1961–1968
Preceded by William Archibald Mackintosh
Succeeded by John James Deutsch
Personal details
Born 1899
Millbank, Ontario
Died December 26, 1985 (aged 85–86)
Kingston, Ontario

James Alexander Corry, CC (1899 – December 26, 1985) was a Canadian academic and the thirteenth Principal of Queen's University, Ontario, from 1961 until 1968.

Born in Millbank, Ontario, he graduated in 1923 from the University of Saskatchewan. He attended Lincoln College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. In 1927 he became a professor of law at the University of Saskatchewan. In 1936 he joined Queen's University as a professor of political science. In 1957, when the Queen's Faculty of Law was re-established with his assistance, he was one of the three charter professors, along with Daniel Soberman and Stuart Ryan. From 1951 until 1961 he was a Vice-Principal of Queen's. Mackintosh-Corry Hall at Queen's is co-named in his honour.

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