John Bertram Stirling
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|John Bertram Stirling|
|Chancellor of Queen's University|
|Preceded by||Charles Avery Dunning|
|Succeeded by||Roland Michener|
|Died||1988 (aged 99–100)
|Alma mater||Queen's University|
He was born in Dundas, Ontario and educated at Queen's University (BA 1909, BSc 1911, LLD 1951), where, among other things, he was a founding member of the Queen's Bands. He served with the Canadian Engineers in France during World War I. He was an internationally renowned engineer, and became president of the Montreal-based EGM Cape and Company Ltd. He served terms as president of the Engineering Institute of Canada, the Montreal Board of Trade, the Canadian Construction Association, and other business organizations.
He was elected as Chancellor of Queen's in 1964. He served in this position until 1974, when he retired at the age of 86. He received the Order of Canada in 1969. Stirling Hall at Queen's, the physics building, is named in his memory.
Charles Avery Dunning
|Chancellor of Queen's University
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