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Sir Frank Smith, Senator, Among Other Things…
Frank Smith’s life is the Canadian rags to riches immigrant boy makes good story.
There is a superb biography of Sir Frank by Mark McGowan at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online. It is a great read and any attempt by me to improve on it would be fruitless. What I did want to highlight here were a few of the more overarching aspects to Sir Frank’s career and how it reflected the nature of the collision between politics and business of the time.

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