Munro, Lloyd Alexander

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Munro, Lloyd Alexander

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Lloyd Alexander was born in Toney Mills, Pictou County, Nova Scotia in 1899.Following his graduation from Pictou Academy in 1917, he enlisted in the Canadian Army and spent the next two years overseas with the Canadian Signal Corps. On his return to Canada he enrolled at Dalhousie where he received a B.A. in 1921 and an M.A. the following year. In 1926 he was awarded his Ph.D. from McGill. After spending three years at University of Manitoba as Assistant Professor of Agricultural Chemistry, he joined the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen's in 1929 where he taught for the next thirty-eight years until his retirement in 1967. Over the years he published extensively on the chemistry of gels, chemical analysis, resins and colloids. He was also a keen student of the history of chemistry and an avid philatelist. He died at Brampton, Ontario in 1987.


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