A CANADIAN MILLIONAIRE. The Life and Business Times of Sir…

A CANADIAN MILLIONAIRE. The Life and Business Times of Sir Joseph Flavelle, Bart. 1858-1939.

Toronto: Macmillan, 1979. Second printing. Black boards. (xiv), 562 pp + plates. Ink owner name, else fine. Jacket has nicks and edge rubbing, VG otherwise.. Flavelle, born poor, a drunkard's son, became one of the richest men in Canada, one of its first big businessmen, with interests in Canada Packers, Simpson's, the Bank of Commerce, National Trust, and half a dozen other major corporations. The "Bacon Baron" also made big bucks during the first world war, but only 6 weeks after being knighted by George VI, was charged with profiteering, specifically selling tainted meat to the troops (he was officially exonerated). 1.5 kg parcel.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 48201
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