Walter Charles Murray

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Walter Charles Murray (12 May 1866 – March 23, 1945) was the first President of the University of Saskatchewan.

Biography[edit]

Born in Kings County, New Brunswick, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Brunswick in 1886. In 1891, he received a Master of Arts degree from the University of Edinburgh. From 1892 to 1908, he was a Professor at Dalhousie University. From 1908 to 1937, he was the President of the University of Saskatchewan; the city of Saskatoon named "Murray Place" in the Dundonald area in Walter C. Murray's honor.

Legacy[edit]

Walter Murray Collegiate Institute, a high school in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, was named after Walter Murray. Murray building in the University of Saskatchewan and President Murray Park in Saskatoon are named after him.

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Academic offices
Preceded by
New Position
President of the University of Saskatchewan
1908–1937
Succeeded by
James S. Thomson