J. Miles Gibson
Nicknames/Other names: "Hoot" Gibson
- Bachelor of Science (1919) - University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada
- Doctor of Science (Honorary Degree, 1942) - University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada
- Doctor of Laws (Honorary Degree, 1957) - University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Dates Employed: 1929
- Professor of Forestry (1929 - 19)
- Dean of Forestry (1948)
Activities/Contributions: Contributed heavily toward developing a worldwide reputation for UNB in aerial mapping and timber spraying.
Notes: As a student, Mr. Gibson left UNB to participate in the First World War from 1915 to 1918, finishing his degree upon returning from Europe.
Later he became the first Dean of Forestry.
- Bryant, David G. (ed).The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Faculty of Forestry at the University of New Brunswick 1908-1958. Fredericton: The U.N.B. Forestry Association, 1958, p. 55.
- University of New Brunswick. The second 50 1959-2008. Fredericton, NB: Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management, University of New Brunswick, 2008, p. 3-4.
- Montague, Susan. A Pictoral History of the University of New Brunswick. University of New Brunswick, 1992, p. 138.
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