Charles Blair Gordon
Life and career
Educated at the High School of Montreal, Gordon founded the Standard Shirt Company, organized Dominion Textiles in 1904, and in 1909 became president of Dominion Glass. In 1913, he was appointed a director of the Bank of Montreal, and in 1927 became the bank's president.
From 1918 to 1921, he was Acting Chairman (Canadian War Mission) to the United States of America in Washington. In 1917, for his contributions, he was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, and in 1918 was promoted to Knight Grand Cross of the order.
|Acting Chairman (Canadian War Mission) to the United States of America
Merchant M. Mahoney
|President of the Bank of Montreal
Huntly Redpath Drummond
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- Who's Who in the British War Mission in the United States of America. E. J. Clode. 1918. p. 41.
- Town History, Town of Hampstead website
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- Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada Complete List of Posts
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