Sir Donald Mann (March 23, 1853 - November 10, 1934) was a Canadian railway contractor and entrepreneur. Events 1174 - Jocelin, Abbot of Melrose, is elected Bishop of Glasgow. Year 1853 ( MDCCCLIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Events 1444 - Battle of Varna: The crusading forces of King Vladislaus III of Varna (aka Ulaszlo I of Hungary and Wladyslaw Year 1934 ( MCMXXXIV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page "Railroad" and "Railway" both redirect here For other uses see Railroad (disambiguation.
Born at Acton, Ontario, Mann studied as a Methodist minister but worked in lumber camps in Ontario and Michigan before moving to Winnipeg, Manitoba. Acton (population 8481 is a community located in the Town of Halton Hills, in Halton Region, Ontario, Canada. Methodism is a movement within Protestant Christianity represented by a number of denominations and organizations Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Michigan ( is a Midwestern state of the United States of America. Winnipeg (ˈwɪnɨpɛg is the capital and largest city in the Canadian province of Manitoba, and 7th largest municipality in Canada with a population During the 1880s he worked as a contractor building sections of the Canadian Pacific Railway across the prairies and through the Rocky Mountains. The Canadian Pacific Railway ( Mountain peaks of the Rocky Mountains The Rocky Mountains, often called the Rockies, are a Mountain range in western North America.
Partnering with William Mackenzie, Mann built railway lines in western Canada, Maine, Brazil, and China. Sir William Mackenzie ( October 17 1849 &ndash December 5 1923) was a Canadian railway contractor and entrepreneur Western Canada, commonly referred to as the West, is a region of Canada normally including all parts of Canada west of the province The State of Maine ( is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld China ( Wade-Giles ( Mandarin) Chung¹kuo² is a cultural region, an ancient Civilization, and depending on perspective a National In 1895, together with Mackenzie he began the process of purchasing and building the lines in western Canada which would later become the Canadian Northern Railway (CNoR), a system which would stretch from Vancouver Island to Cape Breton Island and form Canada's second transcontinental railway system. The Canadian Northern Railway ( CNoR) is a historic Canadian Vancouver Island is a large Island in British Columbia, Canada, one of several North American regions named after George Vancouver, the British Cape Breton Island ( French: île du Cap-Breton - formerly île Royale, Scottish Gaelic: Eilean Cheap Breatuinn, Transcontinental Railroad is a Railroad that crosses a Continent from "coast-to-coast"
Both Mann and Mackenzie were knighted in 1911 for their efforts in the Canadian railway industry; however, personal and company financial difficulties eventually resulted in the bankruptcy of the CNoR. Bankruptcy is a legally declared inability or impairment of ability of an individual or organization to pay their Creditors Creditors may file a bankruptcy petition against It was nationalized by the federal government on September 6, 1918, and ultimately became part of the Canadian National Railway. Events 3114 BC - According to the Proleptic Julian calendar the current era in the Maya Long Count Calendar started Year 1918 ( MCMXVIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common
He is also known for donating the Mann Cup. The Mann Cup is the trophy awarded to the senior men's Lacrosse champions of Canada. The Mann Cup is the trophy awarded to the senior men's lacrosse champions of Canada. Lacrosse is a full contact Team sport played using a solid rubber ball and long handled racket called a crosse or Lacrosse stick. The cup is made of solid gold, and it was donated in 1910.
Mann turned to mining and died in Toronto, Ontario. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Mann died in 1934 at the age of 81.
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||railway contractor and entrepreneur|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 23, 1853|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Acton, Ontario, Canada|
|DATE OF DEATH||November 10, 1934|
|PLACE OF DEATH||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|