William Henry Hicks

(1817-99)

Canadian Champion 1874

Also participated in the 1877, 1878 (3rd), 1882 (3rd), 1883 (4th), 1887 (4th), 1889, 1891 and 1894 Canadian Championships

Educator

Emigrated from England to establish a successful normal school, 1853

Helped found one of Montreal's first teachers' associations, 1856

Teacher (as of school's founding in 1857), later principal (1870-83), McGill Normal School

 

Source: J. Keith Jobling, Dictionary of Canadian Biography, 1891-1900

(Volume XII), University of Toronto/UniversitÈ Laval, 2000

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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