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A page of history with Georges P. Vanier

LL. B. 1911

Georges P. Vanier (1888-1967)

Governor General of Canada (1959-1967)
Founding Officer of the Royal 22nd Regiment

Major General Georges P. Vanier was awarded three honours for his exceptional bravery in France during the First World War—a war which cost him a leg. After the war, he served his country as a diplomat. He is the father of Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche, a community for people with mental disabilities.