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George Edward Buchanan

George Edward Buchanan, Canadian coal merchant, investment banker. Mason. Organized, 1922, and since sponsor, “On to Alaska with Buchanan, Inc.,” a movement for character building in boys.

Background

  • Buchanan, George Edward was born on January 29, 1869 in near Thamesville, Ontario, Canada. Son of Henry and Sarah (Bentley) Buchanan.

  • Education

    • Unmarried.

    Career

    • Began as farmer and live stock merchant in coal business, Detroit, Michigan, 1892. Senior member Buchanan and Huff, since 1914. President and general manager Diamond Coal & Coke Company, Buchanan Fuel & Supply Company, Buchanan Coal & Coke Company, John Kraft Coal Company, George E. Buchanan Investment Сompany.

      Vice president and treasurer Union Investment Company.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Mason. Organized, 1922, and since sponsor, “On to Alaska with Buchanan, Inc.,” a movement for character building in boys.

    Connections

    • father: Henry Buchanan
    • mother: Sarah (Bentley) Buchanan
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    Born January 29, 1869
    Died March 23, 1939
    (aged 70)
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