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November 15, 1932 |
|Occupation||real estate executive|
|Awards||Order of Canada|
Born in Gardenton, Manitoba, he moved to Ottawa when he was eighteen. He started his own company, Golden Ridge Developments Ltd. He is responsible for two suburban developments in the Ottawa area - the development of the former hamlet of Bells Corners, Ontario into a garden suburb (through the development of housing estates called Lynwood Park and Arbeatha Park in the early 1960s) - and the development of Beaverbrook, the beginning of the city of Kanata (later amalgamated into greater Ottawa) from a greenfield site in the Township of March, west of the Ottawa Greenbelt.
From 1973 to 1979, he was the Chairman and President of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). He is the founder of Teron International Building Technologies.
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