The Info List - Joseph Hickson

Sir Joseph Hickson
Joseph Hickson
(23 January 1830 – 4 January 1897) was a Canadian railway executive. He was Secretary-Treasurer, and afterwards President, of the Grand Trunk Railway
Grand Trunk Railway
Company of Canada. He was knighted by Queen Victoria 20 January 1890. He died January 4, 1897.[1]


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Family[edit] He married Catherine Dow, daughter of Andrew Dow at Stralhearn House, Montreal, June 17, 1869. She was involved in charity work, in particular for the prevention of the spread of tuberculosis in Canada. The couple, who lived at 272 Mountain Street, Montreal, had six children, three sons and three daughters. Their eldest son, J. W. A. Hickson, Esquire, Ph.D., was a Professor at McGill University.[2] Footnotes[edit]

^ London Gazette issue 26016 21 Jan 1890[permanent dead link] ^ Morgan, Henry James Types of Canadian women and of women who are or have been connected with Canada : (Toronto, 1903) [1]


"Joseph Hickson". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2016. 

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