Davidson, R. (Richard)

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1876 - 1944

Born in Ayr, Ontario and graduated from University College in 1899 and Knox College in 1902, earning a degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

His teaching career began at Trinity College with a tutorship.

In 1910 he took the chair of Old Testament Language and Literature in Knox, transferring at the time of church union to the United Church College.

In 1932 he was appointed Principal at Emmanuel College, holding this office until retiring in 1943.