1843 – 1918
Who was James Mason?
Mason was born in Toronto and educated at private schools and the Toronto Model School where he was head boy. After graduation, he joined the Toronto Savings Bank which ultimately became the Home Bank ultimately becoming its general manager and president in 1873.
He was appointed to the Canadian Senate in 1913 by Prime Minister Robert Borden and sat as a Conservative. Mason retired from the bank and was appointed its honorary president with his son, Harry G. Mason, succeeding him as general manager.
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- Aug 25, 1843
- Jul 16, 1918
on July 23, 2013
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