Fay, Charles, Professor (1884-1961)

Biography/History

Born 13 February 1884, only son of Charles and Emily Fay, educated at Merchant Taylor's School, Crosby, King's College, Cambridge. Professor of Economic History, University of Toronto, 1921-30, reader in Economic History, University of Cambridge, from 1931. During World War 1 he served as a lieutenant in the Buffs and Machine Gun Corps, 1915-18. He was married to Alice Quendryth Hartland and when he died on 19 November 1961 having spent his final years in Cyprus Park, Belfast. He was survived by three sons.

Role
Academic