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A. E. Arscott

A. E. Arscott, Canadian banker. Decorated Commander Order of the British Empire.


  • Arscott, A. E. was born on August 25, 1889 in Walkerton, Ontario. Son of John and Jennia (Herbert) Arscott.

  • Education

    • Education public and high schools, Walkerton, Ontario.


    • Began as junior in The Canadian Bank of Commerce, 1905, assistant inspector, 1919-1920, assistant manager, Ottawa, 1920-1922, assistant manager, Toronto, 1922-1928, assistant general manager head office, 1929-1937, appointed general manager, 1937. Director 1938, vice president 1940, executive vice president 1942, president 1944-1948, Chairman of the Board since 1948. Director Canadian General Electric Company Ltd., Canada Life Assurance Company, Russell Industries Ltd., Canada Cycle & Motor Limited company, Canadian Acme Screw & Gear, Ltd.


    Clubs: York (Toronto).


    • father: John Arscott
    • mother: Jennia (Herbert) Arscott
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    Born August 25, 1889
    Died February 6, 1951
    (aged 61)