Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
January 2006

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


James A. Eccles


President, Harris, Forbes & Co., Ltd., Investment Bankers, 21 St. John St., Montreal, and C.P.R. Bldg., Toronto. Born Cambridge, Mass., June 17, 1887, son of David Eccles (deceased), of Glasgow, Scotland, and Anne Hutchison Adams, Glasgow, Scotland. Educated: Cambridge Latin School; Harvard University, A.B. With Elliot National Bank, Boston, Mass.; Hood Rubber Co., Boston, Mass.; N. W. Harris & Co., and successors, Harris, Forbes & Co., Inc., Boston, Mass.; Material Engineer, Pore River Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Mass.; Asst. Supt. of Materials, Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Bethlehem, Pa.; Manager for Canada, Harris, Forbes & Co., Inc., Member, Dominion Executive Victory Loan, 1919; Dominion Publicity Victory Loan, 1919; Vice-President, Bond Dealers' Assoc. of Canada; Sec.-Treasurer, Harvard Club of Montreal. Married Mary McGibbon Southam, widow of Major Gordon H. Southam, and daughter of the late R. D. McGibbon, K.C., of Montreal. Clubs: University; St. James's; Royal Montreal Golf; Mount Bruno Country; Harvard (Montreal); Harvard (New York); Harvard (Boston). Society: Delta Upsilon (Harvard University). Residence: 121 Côte-des-Neiges Road, Montreal.


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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