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, L.E. Kirk, 1947 (Photograph Collection, A-10442)
Name: Lawrence Eldred Kirk, BA, MSA, PhD, FRSC
Convocation date: May 12, 1949
Discipline / contribution: agriculture
Citation / biographical information:
The Joint Committee of the Senate and Council on Honorary Degrees ... recommends that the degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) be conferred ... on:
Lawrence Eldred Kirk, BA, MSA, PhD, FRSC, Chief of the Plant Industry Branch, Agricultural Division of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, for eminent contributions to agricultural science.
[Senate minutes, 11 May 1949]
Degree received: Doctor of Laws

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