- Carl Arthur Pollock
Carl Arthur Pollock, (1903 –
August 16 1978) a native of Kitchener, Ontariograduated from the University of Torontoin electrical engineering. A scholarship from the Massey Foundation(founded by Vincent Massey) financed two years at Oxford University, England. At university he showed exceptional talent in track and rowing.
He taught for a short time at the University of Toronto, but his father's illness led him to choose a career in business and industry at Electrohome Ltd. in Kitchener, employing 3,100. Pollock joined the firm and was president for many years. Pollock was a member of the
National Design Counciland in 1963 he became president of the Canadian Manufactures' Association. He was convinced that Canadian technology and industry would take no second place. His own firm led in introducing several firsts in the electronics field.
In 1975, he was made an Officer of the
Order of Canada"for his many services to industry, particularly in the field of electronics and for a variety of community activities." He was a founder of the University of Waterloo, chairperson of the Board of Governors for eleven years and Chancellor from 1975–1978. He was a founder of the Stratford Festival of Canadaand supported musical groups, including the K-W Symphony Orchestra.
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