Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
June 2005

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


George Doyon


Superintendent of Agencies for Canada, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., 1 Madison Ave., New York, N.Y. Born Aylmer, P.Q., Jan. 21, 1890, son of J. A. Doyon, Chief Clerk, Inland Revenue Department, Ottawa, Traymore Apts., 362 Friel St., Ottawa, and F. Melanson, of Joliette, Que. Educated: Ottawa University; McGill University; studied Civil Engineering at McGill, 1910-11. Started as Clerk, Ottawa Office, Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., March 12, 1912 ; promoted to Asst. Manager, Ottawa Office, Nov., 1914; Manager, Hull Office, Nov. 4, 1918 ; Superintendent of Agencies of the Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., for the Dominion of Canada, Jan. 1, 1922 ; residence and office in New York City . Lived in Ottawa , 1891 to 1918; Hull , 1918 to 1922. First President, Hull Rotary Club, 1921, and now Honorary Member; President, Hull Hockey Club, 1921; Chairman, Re-organization Committee, Hull Board of Trade, 1920; Captain of Teams, Patriotic Fund Drive, Hull, 1918; worked on Civil Service Team, Ottawa, Victory Loan Drive, 1919; also every year that Victory Loan took place. Secretary of the Life Underwriters Assoc. of Ottawa , 1916; Vice-President, 1917. Married Thérèse St. Louis, daughter of Horace St. Louis, K. C., Advocate, Montreal, Nov. 18, 1914 ; has two sons and two daughters. Clubs: Rotary; ex-Member, Ottawa Canoe Club, Britannia Boating Club. Society: K. of C. Recreations: Golf, fishing, hunting; played hockey in Ottawa and at McGill. Roman Catholic. Residence: New York City , N.Y.


Source: Prominent People of the Province of Quebec, 1923-24, Montreal, Biographical Society of Canada, Limited, undated and unpaginated. Correct French spelling and accents have been restored.

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