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Neil John Mckinnon

Neil John Mckinnon, Canadian banker.

Background

  • Mckinnon, Neil John was born on January 17, 1911 in Cobalt, Ontario, Canada. Son of Malcolm and Selina F. (McCauley) Mckinnon.

  • Education

    • Joined Canadian Bank of Commerce, Cobalt, 1925, assistant general manager, head office, 1945-1952, general manager, 1952-1954, vice president, 1954-1956, president, 1956-1961, chairman, 1959-1961. President, chief Executive officer Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (merger Canadian Bank of Commerce and Imperial Bank of Canada), 1961-1963, chairman chief Executive officer, 1963-1965, chairman, 1965-1973, director. Director Continental Oil Corporation, Campbell Soup Company, Can Life Assurance Company, Falconbridge Nickel Mines Ltd., TransCan.

      PipeLines Ltd., Allied Chemical Canada Ltd., MacMillian Bloedel Ltd., Honeywell, Inc., Ford Motor Company Canada, Ltd.

    Career

    • General manager, head office, 1945-1952, general manager, 1952-1954, vice president, 1954-1956, pres. Officer Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (merger Canadian Bank of Commerce and Imperial Bank of Can. Chief exec; officer, 1963-1965, chairman, 1965-1973, dir.

      Director Continental Oil Corporation, Campbell Soup Company, Can Life Assurance Company, Falconbridge Nickel Mines Ltd.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Clubs: Toronto, Rosedale Golf, York (Toronto).

    Connections

    • Married Phyllis A. Cowie, May 3, 1941.
    • father: Malcolm Mckinnon
    • mother: Selina F. (McCauley) Mckinnon
    • spouse: Phyllis A. Cowie
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    Born January 17, 1911
    Died August 4, 1975
    (aged 64)
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