John Cunningham McLennan

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Sir John Cunningham McLennan
Born (1867-10-14)October 14, 1867
Ingersoll, Ontario
Died October 9, 1935(1935-10-09) (aged 67)
Paris, France
Fields Physics
Alma mater University of Toronto
Notable awards Flavelle Medal (1926)

Sir John Cunningham McLennan, KBE FRS FRSC[1] (October 14, 1867 – October 9, 1935) was a Canadian physicist.

Born in Ingersoll, Ontario, the son of David McLennan and Barbara Cunningham, he was the director of the physics laboratory at the University of Toronto from 1906 until 1932.

McLennan delivered the Guthrie lecture to the Physical Society in 1918. In 1926, he was awarded the Royal Society of Canada's Flavelle Medal.


  1. ^ Eve, A. S. (1935). "Sir John Cunningham McLennan. 1867-1935". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society. 1 (4): 577. JSTOR 768989. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1935.0022. 

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