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George Wilbur Spinney


George Wilbur Spinney, Canadian banking.


Spinney, George Wilbur was born on April 3, 1889 in Yarmouth, Nova Scoti, Canada. Son of George N. and Josephine (Doty) Spinney.


Educated Public school and academic, Yarmouth, Nova Scoti. Doctor of Civil Law (honorary), Acadia U., Wolfville, Nova Scoti, Canada, 1942.


Naval Vol. Res deceased), Ruth Josephine Lindsay, Martha, Louise. Clerk. Bank of Montreal, 1906-1915, successively at Yarmouth, Edmundston, Quebec, Hamilton, Montreal, secretary to general manager, head office, 1915-1922, assistant to general manager, 1922-1928, assistant general manager, 1928-1936, general manager, 1936-1942, president and chief Executive officer since 1942. Chairman Canadian advisory board Royal Exchange Assurance.

Vice president, member Executive Committee Royal Trust Company. Director, member Executive Committee Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada. Ltd., Canadian Pacific Railway Company.

Director Canadian Industries, Ltd., Montreal, London & General Investors, Ltd., International Nickel Company of Canada, Ltd., The Steel Company of Canada, Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada Companion of Order of St. Michael and St. George. Chairman Canada First Victory Loan, 1941, National War Finance Committee, 1941-1943. Honorary chairman National War Finance Committee since 1943.

Governor McGill University. President Royal Victoria Hospital (Montreal).


Clubs: Mount Royal (Montreal).


Married Martha Maud Ramsay, August 1916. Children: Wilbur Ramsay (Lieutenant.

George N. Spinney

Josephine (Doty) Spinney

Martha Maud Ramsay

Wilbur Ramsay (lt Spinney