David Alexander Dunlap

David Alexander Dunlap, lawyer, mine executive (b at Pembroke, Canada W 13 Oct 1863; d near Toronto 29 Oct 1924). Dunlap was a lawyer in Mattawa when he and his associates, Henry and Noah TIMMINS and the McMartin brothers, acquired the LaRose silver mine near COBALT, Ontario.

David Alexander Dunlap

David Alexander Dunlap, lawyer, mine executive (b at Pembroke, Canada W 13 Oct 1863; d near Toronto 29 Oct 1924). Dunlap was a lawyer in Mattawa when he and his associates, Henry and Noah TIMMINS and the McMartin brothers, acquired the LaRose silver mine near COBALT, Ontario. They also acquired properties in the Porcupine district that formed the basis of Hollinger Consolidated Gold Mines Ltd, of which Dunlap was secretary treasurer 1911-19, and vice-president and treasurer 1919-24. A Liberal and Methodist, Dunlap was honorary treasurer of the Social Services Council of Ontario and the Missionary Society of the Methodist Church, trustee of the Art Gallery of Toronto (later Art Gallery of Ontario) and the Toronto General Hospital, and member of the Board of Regents of Victoria U. He bequeathed $250 000 to Victoria U and $100 000 to the University of Toronto - to which his family presented the David Dunlap Observatory in 1935.