Donald G. Creighton

Fellow: Awarded 1940

Field of Study: Political Science

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 07-15-1902

Died: 12-19-1979


As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

Appointed from Canada, 1940:

CREIGHTON, DONALD GRANT:  Appointed for a study of the factors in the development of Canadian nationality from 1850 to the present time; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1940.

Born July 15, 1902, at Toronto, Canada.  Education:  University of Toronto, B.A., 1925; University of Oxford, B.A., 1927, M.A., 1931.

Lecturer in History, 1927–34, Assistant Professor, 1934–39, Associate Professor, 1939—, University of Toronto. Member of the Research Staff, 1937–39, Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations.

Publications:  The Commercial Empire of the St. Lawrence, 1760–1850, 1937. Articles and reviews in Canadian Historical Review, Papers and Proceedings of the Canadian Political Science Association, Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science, Canadian Banker.