John McCaul

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Birthday
7, 1807
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Apr 16, 1887 (80)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
7, 1807
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Apr 16, 1887 (80)

About

Irish educator who served as University of Toronto president during the late 1840s and early 1850s.

Before Fame

He earned several degrees from Trinity College, Dublin and briefly worked as a clergyman in the Church of Ireland.

Trivia

A musician as well as an educator, he headed the Toronto Philharmonic during the mid-1840s.

Family Life

He grew up in Dublin, Ireland. In the late 1830s, he moved to Toronto, Canada to serve as head of Upper Canada College.

Associated With

He and Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King were both affiliated with the University of Toronto.