James Loudon

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James Loudon
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4th President of the University of Toronto
In office
Preceded by Daniel Wilson
Succeeded by Robert Falconer
Personal details
Born (1841-05-24)May 24, 1841
Toronto, Canada West
Died December 29, 1916(1916-12-29) (aged 75)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

James Loudon, F.R.S.C (May 24, 1841 – December 29, 1916) was a Canadian professor of physics and President of the University of Toronto from 1892–1906.

He visited the United Kingdom to attend the 450th jubilee of the University of Glasgow in June 1901, and received an honorary doctorate (LL.D) from the university.[1]


  1. ^ "Glasgow University jubilee". The Times (36481). London. 14 June 1901. p. 10. 

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Professional and academic associations
Preceded by
Louis-Honoré Fréchette
President of the Royal Society of Canada
Succeeded by
James A. Grant