James Corry (academic)
|James Alexander Corry|
|Principal of Queen's University|
|Preceded by||William Archibald Mackintosh|
|Succeeded by||John James Deutsch|
|Died||December 26, 1985 (aged 85–86)
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.
- He was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
- He received honorary degrees from 14 universities, including Sir George Williams University (1973), which later became Concordia University.
- In 1968 he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada.
- "Honorary Degree Citation - James Alexander Corry* | Concordia University Archives". archives.concordia.ca. Retrieved 2016-04-04.