Dr. Robert Hamilton Coats 1874-1960 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Dr. Robert Hamilton Coats 1874-1960

A native of the Clinton area, Coats worked as a journalist prior to his appointment in 1915 as Canada's first dominion statistician and controller of the census. He was responsible for drafting the legislation that three years later established the Dominion Bureau of Statistics.

Location

On the grounds of Central Huron Secondary School, 165 Princess Street East, Clinton

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Huron

Municipality: Municipality of Central Huron

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