Typed Letter Signed (TSL) of Henry John Cody. Henry John CODY, Mrs. Elizabeth J. THOMPSON.

Typed Letter Signed (TSL) of Henry John Cody

Date Published: 1919
Binding: No binding

Typed Letter, signed. One page 4to Dated June 21, 1919, Ontario Department of Education letterhead ,to Mrs. E. J. Thompson, Toronto. Message 27 words "Please accept my since thanks for your kindness in sending me the snap shots of the unveiling of the monument. I am very glad to have them." Henry John Cody was a Canadian clergyman, politician and President of the University of Toronto from 1932 to 1945 and Chancellor from 1944 to 1947. Born in Embro, Ontario, he attended Galt Collegiate Institute and the University of Toronto. He was ordained a Church of England priest in 1894 and later served in Toronto at St. Paul's, Bloor Street. He was an Ontario MPP for Toronto Northeast — Seat A from 1918 to 1920 and was Minister of Education from 1918 to 1919. He was made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George in 1943.

At the University of Toronto Schools, the Cody house in the intramural house system is named in his honour.

hompson, Mrs. Elizabeth J. was a local historian. She was a Member of Ontario Historical Society , Women's Canadian Historical Society and Niagara Historical Society. She wrote in 1913, Laura Ingersoll Secord, Niagara Historical Society, Publication no.25.
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