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Douglas Arthur Whittaker

business executive.

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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

Connections

Married Gertrude Isobel Ballantyne, June 2, 1920.

father:
Charles Theodore Whittaker

mother:
Mary (Colquhoun) Whittaker

spouse:
Gertrude Isobel Ballantyne