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  • ID: I090325
  • Name: Herbert MOLSON
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: /Colonel/
  • Birth: 29 MAY 1875 in Prince of Wales Terrace, Montreal, Quebec
  • Death: 21 MAR 1938 in Montreal, Quebec of cancer
  • Military Service: BET. 1915 - 1917 42nd Battalion Royal Highlanders
  • Burial: Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal, Quebec
  • Reference Number: 90325
  • Note: Educated at McGill University (B.A.Sc., 1894), Herbert also attended the United States Brewing Academy in New York. He entered the family business in 1897 and in 1910 became owner of the Molson brewery. In partnership with Frederick William Molson he formed Molson's Brewery Ltd. in 1911 and began mechanizing and modernizing the existing plant. The work was interrupted by the First World War; Herbert went over-seas as a captain and rose to the rank of colonel. He was wounded in 1916 and awarded the M.C.; created C.M.G. in 1919 for his services on the headquarters staff. He was a director of many important Canadian corporations and a generous benefactor of McGill University and the Montreal General Hospital.

    Father: John Thomas MOLSON b: 30 OCT 1837 in Montreal, Quebec
    Mother: Jane Baker BUTLER b: 7 MAY 1850 in Dunham, Quebec

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Zoe PENTLAND b: ABT. 1880
    • Married: 11 APR 1899 in Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Quebec City
    1. Has Children Thomas Henry Pentland MOLSON b: 1901 in Montreal, Quebec
    2. Has Children Mary Dorothy MOLSON b: 1904 in Montreal, Quebec
    3. Has No Children Naomi Elizabeth MOLSON b: 1906 in Montreal, Quebec
    4. Has Children Hartland de Montarville MOLSON b: 29 MAY 1907 in Montreal, Quebec
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