Companion of the Order of Canada. Along with the Examiner newspaper they owned the Kingston Whig-Standard newspaper CHEX-AM CKWS-AM CHEX-TV and CKWS-TV. He also participated in theatrical productions as a child when he developed a lifelong interest in drama.
William Robertson Davies CC OOnt FRSC FRSL (August 28 1913 – December 2 1995) was a Canadian novelist playwright critic journalist and professor. Davies was the founding Master of Massey College a graduate residential college associated with the University of Toronto.