Hume Cronyn (politician)
Hume Blake Cronyn (
August 28, 1864– June 19, 1933) was a Canadian politicianand lawyer.
Born in London,
Canada West, the son of Verschoyle Cronyn (who was the son of Benjamin Cronyn) and Sophia Eliza Blake (who was the daughter of William Hume Blake), Cronyn was educted at Dr. Tassie's grammar school in Galt, Ontarioand at the University of Torontowhere he received a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Law degree in 1889. He was called to the Ontario bar in 1889 and practiced law in London. In 1907, he was appointed general manager of The Huron and Erie Mortgage Corporation. He was also a General Manager of the Canada Trust Company and a Director of the Mutual Life Assurance Company of Canada.cite book|title=A cyclopædia of Canadian biography|year=1919|publisher=Hunter-Rose Company|first=Hector Willoughby|last=Charlesworth|url=http://www.archive.org/details/cyclopdiaofcan00charuoft]
While at the University of Toronto, he enlisted in
The Queen's Own Rifles of Canadaand served during the North-West Rebellionof 1885 and fought in the Battle of Cut Knife. After he joined the 7th Fusiliers and served as Major from 1899 to 1907. Asteroid(12050) Humecronyn is named in his honour.
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