D'Alton Corry Coleman

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D'Alton Corry Coleman
Born (1879-07-09)July 9, 1879
Carleton Place, Ontario
Died October 17, 1956(1956-10-17) (aged 77)
Montreal, Quebec
Known for Chairman and President of the Canadian Pacific Railway

D'Alton Corry Coleman, CMG (July 9, 1879 – October 17, 1956) was a Canadian businessman. He was Chairman and President of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company from 1942 to 1947.[1]

Born in Carleton Place, Ontario, Coleman joined the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1899. In 1918, he was appointed Vice-President of Western Lines. From 1942 to 1947, he was Chairman and President.[1]

In 1946, he was made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George.

He died in Montreal in 1956, after a lengthy illness.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "D'alton Corry Coleman". Manitoba Historical Society. 

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Business positions
Preceded by
Edward Wentworth Beatty
President of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited
1942 – 1947
Succeeded by
William Mertin Neal