Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
January 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


John Edward Dalrymple


Vice-President in charge of Traffic of the Canadian National Railways, Grand Trunk Railway System, Central Vermont Ry., and Montreal & Southern Counties Railway, Montreal; President, Oshawa Railway and Thousand Islands Railway; Vice-President, Montreal Stock Yards Company; Chicago, New York and Boston Refrigerator Co.; Director, The Montreal Warehousing Company, and The Terminal Warehousing Company, Ltd. Born Montreal, Jan. 1, 1869. Educated: Public Schools, Montreal. Entered Railway Service, July 1, 1883, as junior Clerk in Treasurer's Office, Grand Trunk Railway Co. of Canada; since which he has been, consecutively, April, 1890, to Feb., 1896, Secretary to Freight Traffic Manager, Chicago & Grand Trunk Ry., at Chicago; Feb., 1896, to May, 1899, Secretary to General Traffic Manager, Grand Trunk Ry. System, at Montreal; May to August, 1899, Division Freight Agent, same Road, at Hamilton, Ont. ; August, 1899, to May, 1900, Division Freight Agent, Grand Trunk Ry. System, and Manager, Grand Trunk Dispatch Line, Detroit, Mich.; May, 1900, to March, 1901, General Freight Agent, Central Vermont Ry., St. Albans, Vt.; March, 1901, to April,. 1902, Asst: to 2nd Vice-President & General Manager, Grand Trunk Ry. System, Montreal, Que. ; April, 1902, to August 13, 1905 , Gen'l Freight Agent. Central Vermont Railway, St. Albans, Vt.; August 14; 1905, to April 30, 1908, General Freight Agent, G.T.R. System, Montreal; May 1, 1908, Asst. Freight Traffic Manager, Grand Trunk Pacific Ry., Winnipeg, Man.; Oct. 1, 1911, Vice-President in charge of Traffic, Grand Trunk Ry. System, Grand Trunk Pacific Ry., Grand Trunk Pacific Coast Steamship Co., Ltd., Central Vermont Ry. Co., and other Grand Trunk affiliated interests, including, effective Nov. 8, 1914, Montreal & Southern-Counties Ry.; Feb. 20, 1923, Vice-President in charge of Traffic, Canadian National Railways, and affiliated Companies. Married Frankie Allan Joubert, Montreal, Nov. 29, 1893 ; has one son. Clubs: St. James's, Hunt, Montreal ; National, Toronto ; Manitoba, Winnipeg. Residence: 617 Carlton Ave., Westmount , Que.


Source: Prominent People of the Province of Quebec, 1923-24, Montreal, Biographical Society of Canada, Limited, undated and unpaginated. A few minor typographical errors have been corrected.



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