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The life of Lord Strathcona & Mount Royal, G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O.

Willson, Beckles

The life of Lord Strathcona & Mount Royal, G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O.

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strathcona and Mount Royal, Donald Alexander Smith, -- 1st Baron, -- 1820-1914.,
  • Fur trade -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Beckles Willson.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 77889-77890
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination14 microfiches (608 fr.)
    Number of Pages608
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17514374M
    ISBN 100665778899, 0665778902


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The result is a most interesting, authoritative, and illuminating story of the life and achievements of the man who has contributed more than any other to the material development and national life of Canada.

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Smith had already been created Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal, of Glencoe in the County of Argyll and of Mount Royal in the Province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada, inwith remainder to the issue male of his body. This title was also in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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He entered the service of the Hudson Bay Company, and has been one of the leaders of Canadian progress. Lord Strathcona has devoted much interest to the establishment of. The Life of Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal By Beckles Willson () Having done the above Biography I was somewhat dissatisfied with it in that I had expected more detail about him.

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Donald Euan Palmer Howard was born 26 November,son of the 3rd Baron Strathcona & Mount Royal (), by his wife the former Hon Diana Evelyn Loder (), scion of the Barons Wakehurst, daughter of the 1st Baron.

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6 Aug. in Forres, Scotland, son of Alexander Smith and Barbara Stuart; la Sophia Hardisty, sister of Richard Charles* and William Lucas* Hardisty, and they had one daughter; d. 21 Jan. in London, England.

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Donald Alexander Smith Strathcona and Mount Royal Baron () | Open Library. Strathcona is a 19th-century variation of "Glen Coe", a river valley in word was invented for use in the title Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal, first used for Donald Smith, a Canadian railway financier, in order to avoid association with the Massacre of Glencoe of Strathcona may refer to.The regiment was one of the last in the British Empire to be created and raised by a private individual, Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal.

During the Boer War, Lord Strathcona recruited and equipped the cavalry regiment at his own expense for service in South Africa.found: Oxford dictionary of national biography WWW site, 30 Jan., (Smith, Donald Alexander, first Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal; businessman and politician in Canada; b.

Forres, Moray, 6 Aug., ; in the spring ofhe emigrated to Canada to seek employment with the Hudson's Bay Company; used his own funds and those of the trusts he managed to purchase Hudson's Bay .