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

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Main Author: Fong, William Jesse, 1948- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Montréal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2008.
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Table of Contents:
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • APPENDIX ONE: Survey of J.W. McConnell's Investments, 1921'51APPENDIX TWO: A Glimpse of the Interconnectedness of McConnell's Circle
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
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