Alfred Tennyson De Lury

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Alfred Tennyson De Lury

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Alfred Tennyson De Lury was born at Manilla, Canada West, on May 13, 1864 to Irish immigrant parents. He was educated at the University of Toronto where he received his B.A. (1890) and his M.A. (1902). He became a mathematics lecturer at University of Toronto in 1892, Head of the Mathematics Department in 1919, and he held the position of Dean of the Faculty of Arts from 1922 to 1935. Throughout his life he collected Irish literature and maintained associations with prominent Irish literary figures, including William Butler Yeats, Elizabeth Yeats, John Butler Yeats and other family members, George Russell, and John and Malcolm Magee. De Lury was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1918 and he was the author of several algebra and arithmetic textbooks. He died at Lindsay, Ontario on November 12, 1951. His Irish literature collection is located at the University of Toronto Library.


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