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A. E. Arscott

banker

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

Clubs: York (Toronto).

Connections

father:
John Arscott

mother:
Jennia (Herbert) Arscott