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George Edward Buchanan

coal merchant , investment banker

George Edward Buchanan, Canadian coal merchant, investment banker. Mason. Organized, 1922, and since sponsor, “On to Alaska with Buchanan, Inc.,” a movement for character building in boys.

Background

Buchanan, George Edward was born on January 29, 1869 in near Thamesville, Ontario, Canada. Son of Henry and Sarah (Bentley) Buchanan.

Education

Unmarried.

Career

Began as farmer and live stock merchant in coal business, Detroit, Michigan, 1892. Senior member Buchanan and Huff, since 1914. President and general manager Diamond Coal & Coke Company, Buchanan Fuel & Supply Company, Buchanan Coal & Coke Company, John Kraft Coal Company, George E. Buchanan Investment Сompany.

Vice president and treasurer Union Investment Company.

Membership

Mason. Organized, 1922, and since sponsor, “On to Alaska with Buchanan, Inc.,” a movement for character building in boys.

Connections

father:
Henry Buchanan

mother:
Sarah (Bentley) Buchanan