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John Blyth Taylor

John Blyth Taylor, Canadian investment banker.


  • Taylor, John Blyth was born on February 20, 1904 in Chelsea, Quebec, Canada. Son of James and Jean (Ramage) Taylor.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Queen’s U., Kingston, Ontario, 1925, Master of Arts, 1926.


    • Investment department Sun Life Assurance Company, 1929-1935. Research analyst Harriman, Ripley & Company, Inc., 1935-1941. Executive assistant to minister of finance, Ottawa, Canada, 1941-1943.

      Partner, president Taylor Deale & Company. New York City, 1943-1954. Partner Osler & Hammond, Toronto, 1956-1968.

      Director Harris & Partners, Limited, investment bankers, Toronto, 1955-1968, executive vice president, 1958-1968.


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Clubs: Metropolitan, Broad Street Lunch (New York City).


    • Married Mary Samson, December 19, 1936. Children: James C., Hugh R., Sarah B. Member.
    • father: James Taylor
    • mother: Jean (Ramage) Taylor
    • spouse: Mary Samson
    • children: James C. Taylor
    • Hugh R. Taylor
    • Sarah B. Mem Taylor
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    Born February 20, 1904
    Died March 26, 1968
    (aged 64)