Maurice Arthur Pope

Maurice Arthur Pope ( born August 9, 1889 in Rivière -du -Loup, † September 20, 1978 in Ottawa ) was a Canadian engineer, officer and ambassador.


The father of Maurice Arthur Pope was Joseph Pope. The two grandfathers of Maurice Arthur Pope were Henri -Thomas Taschereau [ wp 1] and William Henry Pope. [ Wp 2] He worked for the Canadian Pacific Railway as a civil engineer. In 1915, he became a pioneer [ wp 3]. In World War I it was used in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in France. During World War II he became brigadier general with the General Staff in London, later he became deputy head of the General Staff in Ottawa, chairman of the US- Canadian Joint Staff Mission in Washington and head of the military censorship of William Lyon Mackenzie King. Maurice Arthur Pope was moved in 1956 to retire and lived in Ottawa.


  • Soldiers and politicians: the memoirs of Lt.- Gen. Maurice A. Pope CB, MC, University of Toronto Press, 1962.
  • Public servant: the memoirs of Sir Joseph Pope, Oxford University Press, 1960.

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  • Canadian Ambassador
  • Ambassador to Belgium
  • Ambassador to Spain
  • Companion of the Order of the Bath
  • Canadian
  • Born in 1889
  • Died in 1978
  • Man