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|Smith, Sir Donald Alexander.|
Adm. at ST JOHN'S, Oct. 3, 1888. [2nd s. of Alexander, of Archieston, Morays. (and Barbara, dau. of Donald Stuart).
B. Aug. 6, 1820, in Morayshire.] Canadian financier.
Created 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal, 1897.
G.C.M.G., 1896; G.C.V.O. F.R.S., 1904.
Last Resident Governor and Chief Commissioner at Montreal.
A Governor of the Hudson's Bay Co. High Commissioner for Dominion of Canada in London, 1896-1911.
Married, Mar. 9, 1853, Isabella Sophia, dau. of Richard Hardisty, Chief Factor of the Hudson's Bay Co. Died, s.p.m., Jan. 21, 1914, and was succeeded by his daughter.
Benefactor to St John's.
(D.N.B.; The Times, Jan. 22, 1914.)
|Sir Donald Alexander SMITH |
Approx. lifespan: 18201914
Adm St John's College 1888:10:03
2nd s. of Alexander SMITH
of Archieston, Morayshire (and Barbara STUART dau. of Donald STUART )
b. 1820:08:06 in Morayshire
Canadian financier [ Canada ]
Created 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal 1897
Last Resident Governor and Chief Commissioner at: : Montreal, [ Quebec ], Canada
Governor of: : Hudson's Bay Company [ Canada ]
High Commissioner for Dominion of: Canada London 1896-1911
m. 1853:03:09 Isabella Sophia HARDISTY dau. of Richard HARDISTY Chief Factor of Hudson's Bay Company [ Canada ]
d., s.p.m. 1914:01:21 and was succeeded by his daughter.
Benefactor to St John's College
( D.N.B.; The Times 1914:01:22)