Charles Francis Smithers
|Charles Francis Smithers|
November 25, 1822|
|Died||May 20, 1887(aged 64)|
|Known for||President of the Bank of Montreal|
Charles Francis Smithers (November 25, 1822 – May 20, 1887) was a Canadian banker.
Born in London, England, Smithers emigrated to Montreal, Canada East in 1847. He joined the Bank of Montreal in 1858 as an inspector. In 1862, he became a joint agent of the New York branch. He joined the London and Colonial Bank in 1863 before rejoining the Bank in 1869. In 1879, he became a general manager of the Bank and was appointed President in 1881. He served in this position until his death in 1887.
- "A Montreal Banker Dead". New York Times. May 20, 1887.
|President of the Bank of Montreal
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