Sissons, Charles Bruce

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Sissons, Charles Bruce

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Charles Bruce Sissons (1879-1965) was born near Barrie and graduated from Victoria University in 1901. After studying at Oxford University, he returned to Victoria in 1909 to teach history, initially as a lecturer, later becoming an Associate Professor and then Professor Emeritus. Sissons was married to Anna Normart. He is well known for his biography of Egerton Ryerson, but he also published a history of Victoria University and a memoir.

Victoria University positions held:
Lecturer in Classics 1909-1911
Lecturer in Latin and Ancient History 1911-1912
Associate Professor in Ancient History and Latin 1912-1913
Associate Professor of Ancient History 1913-1920
Nelles Professor of Ancient History 1920-1947
Secretary of Victoria College Council 1928-1931
Professor Emeritus of Ancient History; Special Lecturer in Classics 1947-1949
Professor Emeritus of Ancient History 1949-1965


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