Quebec History Marianopolis College

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


W. C. Chisholm, K.C.


Assistant General Counsel, Canadian National Railways, Montreal. Born Port Hope, Ont., Aug. 20th, 1864, son of His Honor Judge Duncan and Mary Chisholm. Educated: Port Hope High School; Toronto University (B.A., 1885). Called to Ontario Bar, 1888; created K.C., 1908; has appeared before the Privy Council in England; Asst. City Solicitor, Toronto, 1891; City Solicitor June, 1905; presented with cabinet of silver upon resignation, Oct. 11, 1909, to go into private practice; Member, Executive Committee, Ontario Municipal Union, 1907-1909; General Solicitor, G.T. Ry., July 15, 1913; present position Feb. 1, 1923. Married Gertrude Poster, daughter of James Poster, Guelph , Ont., 1894; has three sons and two daughters. Clubs: University; Thistle Curling; Kanawaki Golf; Montreal ; University, Toronto ; Rideau, Ottawa. Recreations: Golf, curling. Presbyterian. Residence: 35 Aberdeen Ave., Westmount, Que.


Source: Prominent People of the Province of Quebec, 1923-24, Montreal, Biographical Society of Canada, Limited, undated and unpaginated.



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