Burrill, Gary, 1955-

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Burrill, Gary, 1955-

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Gary Clayton Burrill was born in 1955 at Woodstock, N.B. The son of a United Church minister, he grew up in various communities throughout the Maritimes. Burrill graduated from Queen's University in 1978 with an MA in history. He held the position of managing editor of New Maritimes as well as contributing a number of articles to the journal and serving on its board of directors. He taught sociology at Mount Saint Vincent University, Saint Mary's University, and the Maritime School of Social Work. In 1992 Burrill was ordained as a minister in the United Church of Canada and became minister in Upper Musquodoboit. He was co-editor of the book People, Resources, and Power (1987) with Ian MacKay and also authored Away: Maritimers in Massachusetts, Ontario and Alberta (1992).


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