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.


Honorary Degree Recipient, John Bracken, (Photograph Collection, A-2683)
Name: The Honorable John Bracken
Convocation date: May 29, 1931
Discipline / contribution: agriculture ; education
Citation / biographical information:
On the unanimous recommendation of the University Council and of the Committee on Honorary Degrees the Senate decided to grant:
Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) to the Honorable John Bracken, in recognition of his distinguished services to Scientific Agriculture and Higher Education in Western Canada.
[Senate Minutes, 28 May 1931]
Degree received: Doctor of Laws

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