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The establishment man : a portrait of power

Author: Peter Charles Newman
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : McClelland and Stewart, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Conrad Moffat Black (1944- ) was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to George Montagu Black, Jr. (1911-1976) and Jean Elizabeth Riley (1913-1976). The Black family moved from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Winnipeg in 1882 and became involved in various businesses. In 1937 George married Jean who was the daughter of a wealthy businessman, she came from one of the most prominent families in Winnipeg society. Conrad followed in his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Conrad Black; Conrad Black; Conrad Black; Black.; Riley.; Culver.; Moffat.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Charles Newman
ISBN: 0771067852 9780771067853
OCLC Number: 9563931
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 349 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: by Peter C. Newman.

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Conrad Moffat Black (1944- ) was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to George Montagu Black, Jr. (1911-1976) and Jean Elizabeth Riley (1913-1976). The Black family moved from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Winnipeg in 1882 and became involved in various businesses. In 1937 George married Jean who was the daughter of a wealthy businessman, she came from one of the most prominent families in Winnipeg society. Conrad followed in his father's footsteps by becoming a businessman. In 1978 he married Shirly Gail Hishon Walters. Since that time he has become one of the most powerful businessmen in Canada.

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