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Dr Edgar Spinney Archibald

Dr Edgar Spinney Archibald

Birth
Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 23 Jan 1968 (aged 82)
Ottawa, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Burial Ottawa, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Memorial ID 39929792 · View Source
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He was a Canadian agricultural scientist. He was the Director of the Dominion Experimental Farm between 1919 and 1950. Between 1951 and 1952, he was the Senior Food and Agriculture Organization Officer for the United Nations. From 1954 to 1955 he was the Agricultural Advisor to the Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture. In 1950 he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan. In 1967 he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire.


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  • Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 27 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39929792
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Edgar Spinney Archibald (12 May 1885–23 Jan 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39929792, citing Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Peterborough K (contributor 46537737) .