Clarkson, Ross, 1888-1976

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Clarkson, Ross, 1888-1976

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Ross Clarkson was born on May 9, 1888, in Port Hope, Ontario. He was assistant general manager of the Royal Trust Company, where he had worked since 1908 and in 1955, he became its chairman. He was a director of the British American Bank Note Co, Ltd., the Sun Life Assurance Company, Montreal, London, and General Investors Ltd., Dominion Oilcloth and Linoleum Co. Ltd., Dominion Wire Rope Ltd., the Industrial Acceptance Corporation Ltd., the Consumers Glass Co. Ltd., the Lake of the Woods Milling Co. Ltd., the Dominion Textile Co. Ltd., the Great Lakes Paper Co. Ltd., and chairman of the Canadian advisory committee of the Northern Assurance Co. Ltd. In 1916, he married Elsie Florence Trenholme and they had three children. He died on April 28, 1976, in Montreal, Quebec.


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