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Memorable Manitobans: Andrew Lloyd Dulmage (1917-1989)

University professor.

Born at Hamilton, Ontario on 13 August 1917, he graduated with a Bachelor’s in 1939 and a Masters in 1940, both from the University of Toronto, Victoria College. He worked as a teaching fellow at the University of Toronto for one year, then took a position in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Manitoba. From 1950 to 1956, he taught at the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario and received his PhD from the University of Toronto in 1952. He returned to the University of Manitoba to teach mathematics from 1956 to 1964 before being appointed Head of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Alberta.

In 1966, he returned to the University of Manitoba as Professor of Mathematics and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science; he was named Dean of Arts and Acting Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science in 1969. He left the University in 1970 to accept the position of President of Brandon University, retiring in 1977. After retirement, he taught mathematics for 2½ years in Swaziland then a year at Memorial University in Newfoundland.

He died suddenly at his home at Gold River, Nova Scotia on 16 May 1989.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 27 May 1989, page 53.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 June 2016

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