Shortt, Adam

Shortt, Adam
(1859- )
   Born at Kilworth, Ontario. Educated at Queen's University, and at Edinburgh and Glasgow. Appointed assistant professor of philosophy at Queen's University, 1885; lecturer in political science, 1889; professor of political science, 1892. In 1908 became a member of the Historical Manuscript Commission; and civil service commissioner the same year.
   Index: BL On Baldwin's Municipal Corporation Act, 1849, 296.
   Bib.: Morgan, Can. Men; Canadian Who's Who.

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