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Wilfrid Gagnon, Canadian corporation executive. Member Canadian Shoe Manufacturers Association (president 1935), Dominion Commercial Travellers Association (president 1941), Montreal Board Trade, Montreal Junior Chamber of Commerce (governor).

Background

Gagnon, Wilfrid was born on September 15, 1898 in Montreal, Canada. Son of Narcisse and Octavie (Julien) Gagnon.

Education

Student College Ste.-Marie, Montreal. Doctor honoris causa, U. Montreal, 1952.

Career

Chairman board Aird & Son, Limited, Dow Brewery, Limited. President of Champlain Paper Box Company, A. Janin & Cie, Limited, Narwil Shoe Company. President of Alliance Mutual Life Insurance Company, Banque Canadianne Nationale, Dominion Containers, Inter-City Papers Company.

Director Canadian Breweries, Ltd., Hilton (Canada) Argus Corporation, Canadian Food Products, Ltd., Holt, Renfrew Ltd., Industrial Acceptance Corporation, John A. Lang, Ltd., T. B. Little Papers Ltd., Merit Insurance County, New York Reciprocal Underwriters Company, Canadian Reciprocal Underwriters Company, National Drug & Chemical Company Canada, Sherwin Williams Ltd., Sicard Limitee, J. P. Porter Company Ltd., Societe d’Administration et de Fiducie, Triarch Corporation, Zeller’s, Limited, French Petroleum Company of Canada, Castor Investments Ltd. Minister trade and commerce Quebec Government, 1936. Director-general purchasing branch Canadian Department Munitions and Supply, 1942-1944.

President Les Chantiers Maritimes de Quebec, 1944-1946. Vice president War Assets Corporation, 1946-1948. Board Governors U. Montreal.

Created commander Order British Empire, 1945.

Membership

Member Canadian Shoe Manufacturers Association (president 1935), Dominion Commercial Travellers Association (president 1941), Montreal Board Trade, Montreal Junior Chamber of Commerce (governor).

Connections

Married Yvonne Senecal, May 9, 1922. Children: Yolande, Madeleine, Therese, Monique, Emile, Wilfrid, Pierre, Louise.

father:
Narcisse Gagnon

mother:
Octavie (Julien) Gagnon

spouse:
Yvonne Senecal

child:
Yolande Gagnon

child:
Madeleine Gagnon

child:
Therese Gagnon

child:
Monique Gagnon

child:
Emile Gagnon

child:
Wilfrid Gagnon

child:
Pierre Gagnon

child:
Louise Gagnon