Edmonton Building and Investment Company

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Edmonton Building and Investment Company

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1889-[ca. 1905]


The Edmonton Building and Investment Company was established in 1889 by a group of Edmonton business men for the purpose of acquiring land in the Northwest Territories and the erection and improvement of buildings. Among the investors were Richard Hardisty, chief factor of the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Edmonton, Campbell and Harrison Young, both Hudson's Bay Company employees, George Johnstone Kinnaird who was an accountant and an employee of the company in the Athabasca region, and Alex Taylor.


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City of Edmonton Archives

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