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D. W. Ambridge

paper manufacturer.

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).

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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

Connections

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