McLaughlin, John Fletcher

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Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations

John Fletcher McLaughlin (1863-1933) was born in Cavan Township in 1863; he attended Victoria University from 1885 to 1888 and then entered the Methodist ministry. In 1891 he was appointed to the Chair in Hebrew at Victoria and lectured in Biology for the 1891-1892 year before spending two years at Oxford University preparing for his teaching career. From 1892 to 1932 he was Professor of Oriental Languages and Literature at Victoria, also teaching Old Testament. He was Dean of the Faculty of Theology from 1920 to 1928 and Registrar at Emmanuel College from 1928 to 1931. From:

John Fletcher McLaughlin Scholarship