NICHOLSON, Alexander B. 1845 — 19??. Rev. Canadian Scholar. Son of Alexander N. B.A. He was Presbyterian clergyman who renounced his ordination to take the post as Principal of Cedar Hill High School (near Victoria in British Columbia) in 1876, but was soon forced to resign. He was two years minister in Lansdowne and from 1878 Lecturer in Modern Languages and Assistant Professor of Classics, 1890/98 called Assistant Professor of Latin and Greek and Lecturer on Comparative Philology and Sanskrit, from 1902 Professor of Comparative Philology and Sanskrit at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario (still there 1910).
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Sources: Stray notes in Internet (Canadian university and church directories), the 1876 events in https://www2.viu.ca/homeroom/content/topics/people/sdpope.htm.
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