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Vincent Massey

Vicent Massey (1887-1967) was the eighteenth Governor-General of Canada and the first to be born in Canada.

Vincent was the son of Hart Massey[?] who owned the Massey-Fergusson Tractor Company[?]. The family was one of Toronto's wealthiest and Vincent grew up among Toronto's elites. His family was strongly Methodist and played an important role in supporting local religious instituions. One of these was Victoria College where Vincent was sent for his university education. Vincent then continued his education at Baliol College Oxford. After his father donated to have a new residence, Burwash Hall, constructed at Victoria College Vincent returned there to be appointed its first Dean of Men[?] in 1914.

His younger brother was the actor Raymond Massey.



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