Alberta Titans: From Rags to Riches During Alberta's Pioneer Days

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Heritage House Publishing Co, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 143 pages
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"All the kids at school called him "Millionaire Max"" He was given the nickname because he was always insisting to his classmates that he would be very rich one day... The kids at school snickered, but Max figured he would have the last laugh."They came west looking for new opportunities and they succeeded beyond their wildest dreams. Entrepreneurs such as James Lougheed, Max Bell, Eric Harvie, and A.E. Cross all had a few characteristics in common: they were exceptionally ambitious and took enormous risks. And they went from rags to riches.
 

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Contents

Prologue
11
One Suitcase and a Butcher
27
The Brewmaster A E Cross
41
The Radio Pioneer Gordon Love
60
The Philanthropist Eric Harvie
75
The Accountant Francis Winspear
87
Buckskin and Oil Bill Herron
101
At the Races Max Bell
116
The Producer Joe Shoctor
129
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About the author (2003)

Susan Warrender is a second-generation native Calgarian. She has written magazine articles on maritime history, and also writes for children's theatre. Susan's plays have been performed at Calgary's Jubilee Auditorium and toured to Medicine Hat and Lethbridge. Susan's primary passion is travel, so that she can get "up close and personal" with history. From the battlefields of Gettysburg to the beaches of Normandy, Susan has been there, done that and bought the souvenir mug (she has over 300 in her collection).

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