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Herbert Deschamps Burns

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Herbert Deschamps Burns, Canadian banker. Member Anglican Church; Mason.

Background

Burns, Herbert Deschamps was born on June 11, 1878 in Digby, Nova Scoti, Canada. Son of Charles Fowler and Sarah Caroline (Brown) Burns.

Education

Student Digby Academy. D. C.L., U. Kings College, 1949.

Career

; children—Charles F. W., Constance. Married second, Alleen Louise Steele, June 15, 1950. Junior clerk Bank of Nova Scoti, Moncton, N.B., 1896-1901, accountant, Boston, 1901-1903, Montreal, Quebec, 1903-1905, manager, Kentville, Nova Scoti, 1905-1906, Woodstock, N.B., 1906, Vancouver, B.C., 1906-1915, superintendent Western branch, Toronto, 1915-1916, manager Toronto branch, 1916-1923, assistant general manager, 1923-1941, general manager, 1941-1944, vice-president, director, 1944-1945, president, 1945-1949, Chairman of the Board, since 1949, honorary president, since 1956.

Chairman of the board Crown Life Insurance Company. Director National Trust Limited company, Central Canada Investment Company, Toronto Savings & Loan Company.

Membership

Member Anglican Church. Mason.; Clubs: Vancouver, Toronto, Toronto Golf, York, Halifax.

Connections

Married Marguerite Williams, November 10, 1903 (deceased.; married second, Alleen Louise Steele, June 15, 1950. Children: Charles F. W., Constance.

father:
Charles Fowler Burns

mother:
Sarah Caroline (Brown) Burns

spouses:
Marguerite Williams

Alleen Louise Steele

children:
Charles F. W. Burns

Constance Burns