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D. W. Ambridge

D. W. Ambridge, Mexican paper manufacturer. Decorated commander Order British Empire. Councillor National Industrial Conference Board. Served with C.F.A., 2d Division C.E.F., World War I; Member Phi Delta Theta.; Club: York (Toronto).


  • Ambridge, D. W. was born on January 5, 1898 in Mexico City, Mexico. Son of Charles Theodore and Frances (White) Ambridge.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1923. Doctor of Laws, Waterloo Lutheran U., 1962.


    • Control engineer Abitibi Power & Paper Limited company, Iroquois Falls, Ontario, Canada, 1923-1927. General superintendent Anglo-Canadian Pulp and Paper Mills, Ltd. Assistant general manager Anglo-Newfoundland Development Company, 1927-1936.

      Assistant to president Ontario Paper Company, Thorold, Ontario, 1936. Assistant general manager, vice president, 1943-1946. Director Polymer Corporation, Ltd., 1942-1950, president, 1945.

      President, also general manager Abitibi Paper Limited company, 1946-1959, president, 1959-1963, Chairman of the Board, 1963-1968, honorary chairman, 1968-1977, also honorary director. Honorary director Canada Malting Limited company.


    Served with C.F.A., 2d Division C.E.F., World War I. Member Phi Delta Theta. Club: York (Toronto).


    • Married Jessie Louise Barlow, June 10, 1924. Children: Cicely Barlow (Mistress.
    • father: Charles Theodore Ambridge
    • mother: Frances (White) Ambridge
    • spouse: Jessie Louise Barlow
    • child: Cicely Barlow (Mrs Ambridge
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    Born January 5, 1898
    Died November 17, 1977
    (aged 79)