J.W. McConnell : financier, philanthropist, patriot /

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Main Author: Fong, William Jesse, 1948- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Montréal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2008.
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245 1 0 |a J.W. McConnell :  |b financier, philanthropist, patriot /  |c William Fong. 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 685-711) and index. 
505 0 |a Contents -- Plates -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- CHAPTER ONE: A Boyhood in Muskoka: Blood, Religion, Sentiment, and Community, 1877'91 -- CHAPTER TWO: Onward, Ever Onward, Jack: Toronto and the Making of a Man, 1892'99 -- CHAPTER THREE: Selling Wood Products and Settling Down, 1899'1907 -- CHAPTER FOUR: Partner, Promoter, and Believer, 1907'1914 -- CHAPTER FIVE: Bittersweet: St Lawrence Sugar and Regulation, 1912'63 -- CHAPTER SIX: Keep the Home Fires Burning: Fundraising for the YMCA in Peace and for Canada in the Great War, 1909'19 
505 8 |a CHAPTER SEVEN: Developing and Financing Tramways and Electricity, 1890'1925CHAPTER EIGHT: The Rise and Fall of Holding Companies for Power and Paper, 1925'39 -- CHAPTER NINE: Almost a Jack of All Trades, 1911'39 -- CHAPTER TEN: Insecurities: McConnell's Investments, 1921'39 -- CHAPTER ELEVEN: Wider, Ever Wider Shall Thy Bounds Be Set: Social Life in Montreal, 1901'63 -- CHAPTER TWELVE: For King and Empire, 1927'39 -- CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Faith and Works: From Charity to Social Welfare and from Fundraising to Philanthropy, 1922'45 
505 8 |a CHAPTER FOURTEEN: There'll Always Be an England: The Second World War, 1939'45CHAPTER FIFTEEN: The Dilemma of Conservative Politics, 1911'63 -- CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Press Barons, Publishers, and Editors: The Montreal Daily Star and Other Newspapers, 1925'53 -- CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: Grandescunt Aucta Labore: Building McGill University for the Future, 1920'63 -- CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: We Give Thee but Thine Own: The Making of the McConnell Foundation, 1928'63 -- CHAPTER NINTEEN: Keep Right on to the End of the Road, 1945'63 
505 8 |a APPENDIX ONE: Survey of J.W. McConnell's Investments, 1921'51APPENDIX TWO: A Glimpse of the Interconnectedness of McConnell's Circle -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z 
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