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Archibald McKellar MacMechan 1862-1933

Archibald McKellar MacMechan

Photo by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted August, 2010

Archibald McKellar MacMechan

Photo by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted August, 2010

Archibald McKellar MacMechan

Photo Source - Wikipedia

Plaque Location

The Region of Waterloo
The City of Kitchener
On the back wall of the auditorium at
Kitchener Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School
787 King Street West near Green Street


Coordinates: N 43 27.349 W 80 30.530

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Plaque Text

Born in Berlin (Kitchener) and educated at Toronto and Johns Hopkins Universities, MacMechan served as professor of English at Dalhousie from 1889 until his death. Book critic for the Montreal Standard for twenty years, he himself, wrote several books about his adopted province and edited works by Tennyson, Carlyle and others. Elected to fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada in 1920, he was awarded the Lorne Pierce Medal in 1932. He died in Halifax.


Another plaque at this location
William Wilfred Campbell 1858-1918

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