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Harold Innis

AKA Harold Adams Innis

Born: 5-Nov-1894
Birthplace: Otterville, Ontario, Canada
Died: 8-Nov-1952
Location of death: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Agnostic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Empire and Communications

Military service: Canadian Expeditionary Force (WWI)

Father: William Innis
Mother: Mary Adams
Wife: Mary Quayle (m. 1921, two sons, two daughters)
Son: Donald (b. 1924)
Daughter: Mary (b. 1927)
Son: Hugh (b. 1930)
Daughter: Ann (b. 1933)

    University: BA, McMaster University
    University: MA, McMaster University (1918)
    University: PhD, University of Chicago (1920)
    Professor: University of Toronto (1920-)

    Canadian Political Science Association President (1938)

Author of books:
A History of the Canadian Pacific Railway (1923, corporate history)
The Fur Trade in Canada: An Introduction to Canadian Economic History (1927, economics)
Peter Pond: Fur Trader and Adventurer (1930, biography)
The Cod Fisheries: The History of an International Economy (1940, economics)
Political Economy in the Modern State (1946, economics)
Empire and Communications (1950, history)
The Bias of Communication (1951, media studies)
The Strategy of Culture (1952, economics)
Changing Concepts of Time (1952, media studies)
Essays in Canadian Economic History (1956, economics)
The Idea File of Harold Adams Innis (1980, essays)

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