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Douglas Arthur Whittaker

Douglas Arthur Whittaker, business executive. Fellow Chartered Institute of Secretaries, Credit Institute (Canada).


  • Whittaker, Douglas Arthur was born on June 21, 1889 in Morrisburg, Ontario. Son of Charles Theodore and Mary (Colquhoun) Whittaker.

  • Education

    • Educated Morrisburg Collegiate Institute.


    • Began as a junior with the Sherwin-Williams Company of Canada, Ltd., Montreal, in October, 1905, president and managing director. President Canada Paint Limited company, Winnipeg Paint & Glass Company, Limited, Canada, Carter White Lead Company of Canada, Limited, Lowe Brothers Company, Limited, Martin-Seour Company, Limited, Sherwin-Williams Company of Canada, Ltd. President Quebec Division, Canadian Credit Men’s Trust Association, 1925-1926, and Dominion president, 1930.

      President Montreal Board of Trade, 1943-1944.


    Fellow Chartered Institute of Secretaries, Credit Institute (Canada). Clubs: Mount Stephen, Kanawaki Golf, Caledonia Curling, Massawippi Country, St. James’s.


    • Married Gertrude Isobel Ballantyne, June 2, 1920.
    • father: Charles Theodore Whittaker
    • mother: Mary (Colquhoun) Whittaker
    • spouse: Gertrude Isobel Ballantyne
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    Born June 21, 1889