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Stanley, George F. G. (George Francis Gillman), 1907-2002


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    • George Francis Gilman
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    • us: Stanley, G. F. G. (George Francis Gillman), 1907-2002
    • us: Stanley, George (George Francis Gillman), 1907-2002
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    • Stanley, George Francis Gillman
  • Sources

    • found: The birth of western Canada, 1936: t.p. (by George F.G. Stanley)
    • found: Louis Riel, 1954: title page (by George F.G. Stanley, D.Phil., F.R.S.C., Head of the Department of History, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston) cover (G.F.G. Stanley) title page verso (Professor George F.G. Stanley; graduate of the Universities of Alberta and Oxford; has been a member of the Departments of History of Mount Allison University and the University of British Columbia, and was Assistant Historical Officer at Canadian Military Headquarters and Deputy Director of the Historical Section, General Staff, during the Second World War; author of many historical articles)
    • found: Canadian universities today, 1961: title page (edited by George Stanley & [1 other])
    • found: Pioneers of Canadian science, 1966: title page (edited by G.F.G. Stanley, F.R.S.C.)
    • found: New France, 1968: title page (George F.G. Stanley)
    • found: The War of 1812, [1983]: title page (George F.G. Stanley)
    • found: The collected writings of Louis Riel, 1985: t.p. (George F.G. Stanley, general editor)
    • found: Canadian Encyclopedia online, viewed 17 February 2017: George Francis Gillman Stanley (George Francis Gillman Stanley; historian, educator, lieutenant-governor of NB; born at Calgary, Alta 6 July 1907; educated at University of Alberta and Oxford (as a Rhodes Scholar); professor and administrator at Mount Allison (1936-40 and 1969-75), University of British Columbia (1947-49) and Royal Military College (1949-69); served in WWII, retiring in 1946 as deputy director of the army's historical section; work often ran counter to the conventional histories of their time; wrote in 1964 to the committee in charge of finding a design for a new Canadian flag, with his suggestion being unanimously; lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick from 1982 to 1987; awarded the Order of Canada in 1976 and was promoted to the rank of Companion in 1995; died at Sackville, NB, 13 Sept 2002)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed 17 February 2017: George Stanley (Colonel George Francis Gillman Stanley, CC, CD, KStJ, DPhil, DLitt, FRSC, FRHistS, FRHSC (hon.); born July 6, 1907, in Calgary, Alberta; attended the University of Alberta and Keble College, University of Oxford, as the Rhodes Scholar, earning a BA, MA, MLitt, and DPhil; appointed a professor of history at Mount Allison University in 1936, at the University of British Columbia in 1947, and at the Royal Military College of Canada in 1949, returning to Mount Allison University to become founding director of the new Canadian Studies program in 1969; proposed the design of a new Canadian flag in 1964; Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick from 1981-1987; made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1976 and promoted to Companion in 1994, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and of the Royal Historical Society, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Heraldry Society of Canada; died in 2002 Sackville, New Brunswick)
    • found: Canada. Governor General. Honours Recipients database, viewed 17 February 2017 (George F.G. Stanley, C.C., C.D., D.Phil., D.Litt., F.R.S.C.; Sackville, New Brunswick; Companion of the Order of Canada, awarded on October 19, 1994, invested on March 1, 1995 (A highly regarded historian and public figure, he served as one of the most effective LieutenantGovernors of New Brunswick, enhancing the dignity and knowledge of the Office and people'srespect for it. At the age of eighty-seven his love of country, his loyalty, his enthusiasm and hisscholarship continue to shine as he pursues an active schedule of writing and communityinvolvement. This is a promotion within the Order); Officer of the Order of Canada, awarded on December 15, 1976, invested on April 20, 1977 (Former Director of Canadian Studies at Mount Allison University. An educator and historian whose writings on the Canadian West and on Military history have won him an eminent place in scholarship); deceased on September 13, 2002)
    • found: Amicus database, 17 February 2017 (authorized access point: Stanley, George F. G., 1907- ; variant access points: Stanley, G. F. G., Stanley, George Francis Gilman)
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