MacKenzie, Norman A.M.

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MacKenzie, Norman A.M.

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  • Norman Archibald MacRae MacKenzie

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Norman Archibald MacRae "Larry" MacKenzie served as president of the University of British Columbia from 1944 to 1962. He was born in Pugwash, Nova Scotia. After returning from a brief farming career in Saskatchewan in 1913, MacKenzie enrolled at Dalhousie University and joined the Canadian Army two years later. After returning from overseas service, he studied law at Dalhousie, Harvard and Cambridge Universities. Called to the Nova Scotia bar in 1926, MacKenzie began a prominent career in international law. In 1927, he went to the University of Toronto, where he taught law for thirteen years. MacKenzie became president of the University of New Brunswick in 1940. In 1944, he became president of the University of British Columbia and served as president for eighteen years. MacKenzie became a Canadian Senator in 1966.


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Professor of Law, President of UBC (1944-62), Canadian Senator.

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