J.R. Booth: A Lumber Baron of the Ottawa Valley

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Author/collaborator
Title
J.R. Booth: A Lumber Baron of the Ottawa Valley
Abstract
The Eastern Townships-born John Rudolphus Booth's (1827-1925) timber and milling operation was by the end of the nineteenth century the largest manufacturer of lumber in the world. Booth controlled 640,000 acres of timber limits throughout the Ottawa River watershed, including on the Coulonge, Noire, Dumoine and Kipawa rivers in West Quebec.
Place
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Historical Society of Ottawa
Date
1990
Language
en
Citation
Bateman, Sydney Clarke. J.R. Booth: A Lumber Baron of the Ottawa Valley. Ottawa, ON: Historical Society of Ottawa, 1990.
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