Honorary Degrees

N.B.: The detail displayed about each honorary degree recipient varies, as the database was compiled from a variety of sources. However, more information may be available at the University Archives.


Portrait of J.S. Thomson, 194- (Photograph Collection, S-108)
Name: James Sutherland Thomson, M.A., D.D., LL.D, F.R.S.C
Convocation date: May 11, 1951
Discipline / contribution: university administration
Citation / biographical information:
The joint committee of the Council and Senate on honorary degrees recommends that the degree of LL.D. be conferred on:
James Sutherland Thomson, MA, DD, LL.D, FRSC, second president of this University, Dean of Divinity at McGill University.
[Senate minutes, 10 May 1951]
Degree received: Doctor of Laws

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