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Mackenzie, Sir William (1849–1923), Canadian railway builder and financier

Gregory P. Marchildon

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/34756

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Mackenzie, Sir William (1849–1923), Canadian railway builder and financier, was born in Eldon township, Victoria County, Upper Canada (now Ontario), on 30 October 1849, the fifth son of John Mackenzie, farmer, and his wife, Mary, daughter of John Maclaughlin, who had come after their marriage from ...

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Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Construction ; Banking ; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building ; Transport Technology and Trades ; Transport

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