Born: Mar 25, 1834 AD
Died: 1907 AD, at 72 years of age.
1834 - Born on the 25th of March in Ballymena, Country Antrim, Northern Ireland.
1861 - With the help of his brother, he set up a bakery business in the town of Kirkton, Ontario, Canada.
1869 - He purchased an existing dry-goods and haberdashery business at 178 Yonge Street in Toronto, Canada.
1884 - He introduced Canada to the wonders of the mail-order catalogue.
1907 - He died because of pneumonia on the 31st of January.
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