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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:Degree received: Doctor of Laws
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]
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