McConnell, Wilson Griffith

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McConnell, Wilson Griffith

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1908-1966

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Wilson Griffith McConnell was born on March 3rd, 1908, as the eldest of four children of John W. McConnell and Lily Griffith. His father, John Wilson McConnell, was a well known Montreal personality and one of the richest men in Canada. Wilson Griffith McConnell was managing his father's sugar refinery, St.-Lawrence sugar.
Together with his wife Marjorie Wallace McConnell, he had one daugther, Jill.
As a jazz fan, Wilson Griffith McConnell was a collector of music recordings and recording equipment.
Wilson Griffith McConnell died on January 12, 1966.

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Created by the Records Management and Archives Department September 2010.
Input by Concordia University Libraries 2015-06-08.
Revised 2019-07-30.

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J.W. McConnell Fonds, MG4240, McGill University Archives, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Finding aid, p. 6 (http://archives.mcgill.ca/findingaid/mg4240.pdf) (consulted 2019-07-30)

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