Dollar-a-Year Man

Dollar-a-Year Man, a term used during WWII to describe those business executives who were brought to Ottawa to work in government, largely in the Department of MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY and in the WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD.

Dollar-a-Year Man

Dollar-a-Year Man, a term used during WWII to describe those business executives who were brought to Ottawa to work in government, largely in the Department of Munitions And Supply and in the Wartime Prices and Trade Board. Their salaries were paid by their companies, while Ottawa provided living expenses.