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Was Simon Fraser University in British Columbia named after Lord Lovat or the explorer Simon Fraser - Parkers Legacy

Was Simon Fraser University in British Columbia named after Lord Lovat or the explorer Simon Fraser

Was Simon Fraser University in British Columbia named after Lord Lovat or the explorer Simon Fraser

Simon Fraser wasn’t actually named Simon Fraser at all.At first, when BC chartered a bill to create a new university, the creators of SFU was to name it Fraser University.

Lord Lovat had no connection to Canada.

Simon Fraser played a large role in Canadian history, specifically the history of BC.