Forrest, John, Rev.

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Forrest, John, Rev.

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Dates of existence

1842-1920

History

John Forrest was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia in 1842. He was educated at the Free Church College in Halifax, the Presbyterian Seminary in Truro, and Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. He was an ordained Presbyterian Minister and represented the Presbyterian Church on Dalhousie University's Board of Governors. He later became a history professor at Dalhousie. From 1885-1910, Forrest was Dalhousie's president. He died in Halifax in 1920 at the age of 77.

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Dalhousie University. Board of Governors (1821 -)

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Dates of the relationship

1878-1881

Description of relationship

John Forrest represented the Presbyterian Church on Dalhousie's Board of Governors beginning in 1878.

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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (1988 -)

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associative

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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is the associate of Forrest, John, Rev.

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John Forrest was a history professor at Dalhousie and later president of the school from 1885-1910

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, 2nd Edition

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