From: "The Canadian Who's Who 1910"
He entered the firm of which he is now President about 1868. He is a member of the Montreal Board of Trade and the Canadian Manufacturers' Association; life governor of the Montreal General Hospital; Western Hospital and the Protestant Hospital for the Insane; an officer of the Dominion Commercial Travellers' Association and treasurer of the Dominion Commercial Travellers' Mutual Benefit Society.
Address: 65 McGill College
From: "Who’s Who and Why in Canada (and in Newfoundland) Volume 1,
GURD, CHARLES - of Charles Curd & Company, Ltd., manufacturers of aerated waters, Montreal; was born in Edgeworthstown, Ireland, in 1842, the son of Joseph Gurd and Marianne Cowers.
He was educated at Watson's Academy, high school and McGill University, Montreal. He started career as chemist and druggist in 1856 with Lamplough & Campbell, Montreal and entered the firm of which he is now president about 1868.
He is a member of the Montreal Board of Trade, Canadian Manufacturers' Association, treasurer Dominion Commercial Travellers' Mutual Benefit Society. He is life governor of the Montreal General Hospital, the Western Hospital, the Protestant Hospital for the Insane, and governor of the Congregational College; trustee of the Mount Royal Cemetery Company and director of the Mutual Association for the Blind.
He was a private in the Royal Victoria Rifles. Elected president by acclamation of the Dominion Commercial Travellers' Association on Nov. 11, 1911.
He married Georgina Anne Leslie, daughter of Thomas Leslie, and has two sons and three daughters.
Religion : Protestant.
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