The Canadian Album; Men of Canada Or, Success by Example, in Religion, Patriotism, Business, Law, Medicine, Education and Agriculture Containing Portraits of Some of Canada's Chief Business Men, Statesmen, Farmers, Men of the Learned

The Canadian Album; Men of Canada Or, Success by Example, in Religion, Patriotism, Business, Law, Medicine, Education and Agriculture Containing Portraits of Some of Canada's Chief Business Men, Statesmen, Farmers, Men of the Learned

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...in following with advantage his calling, from his headquarters at Hamburg. Among other successes, the extensive immigration of the Mennonites to Manitoba, a source of wealth to our country, is due to him. Having great sympathy with the Germans, and having made the acquaintance of Prince Bismarck, he assumed the red cross in order to aid suffering humanity at the siege of Paris in 1870-71, witnessing thus the hardships of the Franco-Prussian war. Returning to Canada, he associated himself with his friend, the late Premier Norquay, for developing the coal fields near Medicine Hat, N. W.T., a mine to-day in successful operation. Retiring, he returned to his native home, and noticing the new industry of the school desk manufactory, needing extension, he invested a large amount of capital, to place it on its present successful basis, which soon developed into the so widely and well known " The Canadian Office and School Furniture Company," of which he is vice-president. In 1886, he crossed the ocean, the ninth round trip, to attend the colonial exposition, London, to establish agencies. In religion, Mr. Klotz is an active member of the Lutheran Church. Onthedemise of his father, July 6th, 1892, his many friends on either side of politics, asked him to become his successor as division court clerk, which he refused, preferring to spend his spare hours with his mother. This happiness, however, was not to be enjoyed, as she died four weeks later. He is now travelling in Europe in company with his sisters and niece. (r)"AYMOND FOURNIER, PREJ FONTAINE, B.C.L., M.P., S Montreal, Que., was born at Longueuil, Quebec, September 16th, 1850. He is descended from one of the oldest and most honorable families in the province. Receiving a sound.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236604466
  • 9781236604460