Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
February 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Sir Archibald Lucius Douglas


Douglas, Sir Archibald Lucius (1842-1913), sailor, was born at Quebec on February 8, 1842. He was educated at the Quebec High School, and in 1856 entered the Royal Navy as a cadet. He rose to the rank of vice-admiral in 1901; from 1902 to 1904 he was commander-in-chief of the North American station; and he retired from the service in 1907. In 1910 he was made an honorary LL.D. of McGill University. He died at Newnham, Hants, England , on March 12, 1913. In 1902 he was created a K.C.B., in 1905 a G.C.V.O., and in 1911 a G.C.B.

Source: W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 229.


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