The Leonard Foundation.
A Financial Assistance Program for students enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in a Canadian university or affiliated college.
About Reuben Wells Leonard
Reuben Wells Leonard was born in 1860 in Brantford, Ontario, where he attended public elementary and secondary schools. He then attended and graduated from Royal Military College, Kingston, as a Silver Medalist.
After graduation, he began working for the Canadian Pacific Railroad doing survey and construction work. This was interrupted in 1885 when he was called upon to serve as Staff Officer of Transport during the Northwest Rebellion. At the conclusion of this military service he resumed his employment with the CPR which took him first to Manitoba and later, to Quebec, Nova Scotia and British Columbia.