Educator Profile




Born in 1899, Finley Eldon MacDairmid graduated from the New Brunswick Provincial Normal School in 1920. He obtained a BA from Mount Allison University in 1930 and an MA from the University of New Brunswick in 1934. He taught at Midgic Elementary School, Devon Superior School, Florenceville High School, Woodstock High School and the New Brunswick Teachers College. In 1949 he received an honorary doctorate from Mount Allison and was appointed Chief Superintendent of Education (later called the Deputy Minister of Education). He served in this role until his retirement in 1963.