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Jules Robert Timmins

Jules Robert Timmins, Canadian mining executive, stockbroker. Decorated Officer Order British Empire. Served with Canadian Engineers, 1916-1917.


  • Timmins, Jules Robert was born on June 6, 1888 in Mattawa, Ontario, Canada. Son of Louis Henry and Alphonsine (Pare) Timmins.

  • Education

    • Graduated from St. Michael’s College, 1909. Student McGill University, 1911-1914, Doctor of Science, 1951. Doctor of Laws, Queen’s U., 1950.


    • With Axle Valve Company. New York City, 1920-1922, Fortier, Beauvais & Company, stockbrokers, 1922-1927. Senior partner J. R. Timmons & Company, stockbrokers, Montreal, Toronto, and New York City from 1927.

      Chairman Hollinger Consolidated Gold Mines, Ltd. President Labrador Mining & Exploration Limited company, Hollinger North Shore Exploration Limited company, from 1942, Quebec North Shore & Labrador Railway Company, from 1947, Hollinger Ungava Transport, Ltd., from 1948, Hollinger-Hanna, Ltd., from 1950. Vice president Imperial Bank of Canada, Windsor Hotel, Ltd.

      Director Mining Corporation of Canada, Normetal Mines, Ltd., Noranda Mines, Ltd., Quemont Mining Corporation, Ltd., Pamour Porcupine Mines, Ltd., Jerome Gold Mines, Ltd., Chromium Mining &Smelting Corporation, Fire Insurance Company of Canada, Canadian Arena Company, Imperial Bank of Canada, Royal Trust Company, Candaian Petrofina, Ltd., Combustion Engineering, Inc.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Served with Canadian Engineers, 1916-1917. Clubs: Mount Bruno Country, Mount Royal, Toronto, York (Toronto).


    • Married Edna Nelson, November 17, 1920. Children: Pauline (Mistress.
    • father: Louis Henry Timmins
    • mother: Alphonsine (Pare) Timmins
    • spouse: Edna Nelson
    • child: Pauline (Mrs Timmins
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    Born June 6, 1888
    Died February, 1971
    (aged 82)