John Machar (1796 – February 7, 1863) was the second principal of Queen's University, then known as Queen's College at Kingston.
Machar was one of the original trustees of the University, and became its principal in 1846, when Thomas Liddell resigned unexpectedly. He resigned in 1853, after a term marred by financial issues.
He was the father of author Agnes Maule Machar.
- "The Rev John Machar". Retrieved May 29, 2008.
- "Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online". Retrieved May 29, 2008.
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