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1908. Excerpt: ... seems to be almost unerring instinct, but which,
is, however, the result of the most mature and careful
consideration and deliberation, he places a correct valuation upon
opportunity and condition, and thus, working from a true business
premise, reaches success. In 1896 he became President of the
Montreal Park and Island Railway Company. In 1900 he was chosen to
the presidency of the Montreal Light, Heat and Power Company, and
still holds that office. He is likewise President of the
Kaministiqua Power Company and the Imperial Writing Machine
Company, President of the Royal Bank of Canada and Canada Paper
Company, and is a director of the Dominion Textile Company, the
Ogilvie Flour Mills Company, the Canadian General Electric Company,
the National Trust Company, the Canada Car Company, the London
Street Railway, the Imperial Life Assurance Company and the
Monterey Railway and Light Company. In 1890 Herbert S. Holt was
married to Jessie, the eldest daughter of the late Andrew Paton, of
Sherbrooke, Quebec. They have three sons, the eldest being Herbert
Paton Holt, now a cadet in the Royal Military College at Kingston.
In religion Mr. Holt is an Anglican and in politics a Conservative.
His social relations embrace membership with the Mount Royal, St.
James', Forest and Stream, Royal St. Lawrence Yacht, Royal Montreal
Golf and the Montreal Hunt clubs, all of Montreal, the Winnipeg
Club of Winnipeg and the Toronto Chib of Toronto. It would be
tautological in this connection to enter into any series of
statements as showing Mr. Holt to be a man of superior ability, for
this has been shadowed forth between the lines of this review. He
stands to-day where his well-developed powers and
carefully-improved opportunities have placed him--a man with few
peers in the bu...
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