John Orr Award

Branch Award

The John Orr Award is the highest alumni tribute given by the Board of Trustees. It rewards significant contribution to the life and welfare of the University. Originally called the Toronto Award, it was renamed in 1966 after Dr. John Orr, MD'23, to honour his valuable contributions to the Medical Faculty and the University during his lifetime (1899-1965).

2014 - Christiane, Arts’65, and David Dodge, Arts’65, LLD’02

The Toronto Branch is delighted to recognize Christiane, Arts’65 and David Dodge, Arts’65, LLD’02, with the 2014 John Orr award for their many contributions to Queen’s and Canada.  From the time they met at Queen’s, throughout their time as alumni, they have worked as a team to support Queen’s as volunteers, leaders, and philanthropists. 

2013 - John A. Rae, Arts'67

2012 - Charles Baillie

2011 - Tom Williams

2010 - Chaplain Brian Yealland, MDiv'72

2009 - Tom O'Neill, Com'67, LLD'05

2008 - The Hon. Peter Lougheed (deceased)

2007 - Bill McLatchie

2006 - David G. Whiting, Sc'65

2005 - Donald Elliott (deceased)

2004 - Andrew Pipe, Arts'70, Meds'74

2003 - Bill Leggett, LLD'04 and Claire Leggett

2002 - Shelagh Rogers, Artsci'78

2001 - Bruce Alexander, Com'60

2000 - Alan Broadbent, Arts'71

1999 - David Bonham (deceased)

1998 - Margaret Hooey, LLD'02 (deceased)

1997 - Doug Hargreaves, BA'60, LLD'12 (deceased)

1996 - Duncan G. Sinclair, PhD'63, LLD'00

1995 - Richard G. Stackhouse, BCom'53 (deceased)

1994 - David C. Smith, LLD'94 (deceased)

1993

Hugh C. Conn, BSc'31, LLD'81 (deceased)

Jim M. Courtright, BSc'41 (deceased)

Russ J. Kennedy, Sc'41, DSc'93 (deceased)

Robert L. Uffen, DSc'84 (deceased)

1992 - Elspeth Baugh, BA'49 (deceased)

1991 - Norman M. Rogers, BA'43, LLD'87 (deceased)

1990 - Agnes M. Benidickson, BA'41, LLD'79 (deceased)

1989 - E. Harry Botterell, LLD'73 (deceased)

1988 - Walter Light, BSc'49, LLD'81 (deceased)

1987 - John Meisel, LLD'96

1986 - A. Marshall Laverty, LLD'91 (deceased)

1985 - D. Roland Michener, LLD'58 (deceased)

1984 - Ronald L. Watts, LLD'84 (deceased)

1973 - Robertson Davies, BA'36, LLD'62 (deceased)

1972 - Herb Hamilton, BA'32, LLD'75 (deceased)

1970 - John J. Deutsch, BCom'35, LLD'74 (deceased)

1968 - James A. Corry, LLD'70 (deceased)

1967 - Frank Tindall, LLD'89 (deceased)

1966 - John Orr, MD'23 (posthumously)