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William Thomson Newnham
|1st President of Seneca College|
|Preceded by||Office established|
|Succeeded by||W. Roy McCutcheon|
February 7, 1923|
Shallow Lake, Ontario, Canada
|Died||August 23, 2014
Markham, Ontario, Canada
|Alma mater||Queen's University|
William Thomson Newnham (February 7, 1923 – August 23, 2014) was a Canadian educator. He was the first president of Seneca College serving from 1967 through 1984.
After his graduation, Newnham became a teacher and later as principal of Northview Heights Secondary School in North York from 1959 to 1966. He then became President of Seneca College in 1967 and served until 1984. Newnham authored books about teaching profession. Seneca's main campus in North York, Newnham Campus, was named in his honour.
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