Sir Henry Pellatt, The King Of Casa Loma

Sir Henry Pellatt, The King Of Casa Loma

Book - 1982
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Publisher: Toronto McGraw-Hill Ryerson 1982
ISBN: 9780075484561
Alternative Title: The king of Casa Loma


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Aug 18, 2013

An interesting account of the roller coaster life of a prominent Toronto businessman and militia leader in the early decades of the 20th century. Sir Henry Pellatt's downfall was the grand mansion that he built just after the First World War. As the Great Depression approached, Pellatt's speculator income failed to keep up with his mounting expenditures - forcing him into bankruptcy. The author has written a readable story although melodrama may have crept in when he implies that one of Sir Henry's banking associates may have been murdered and Lady Pellatt may have committed suicide. Sir Henry's castle remains a Toronto landmark. The book provides endnotes but lacks an index.

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