Louis-Joseph Forget

Louis-Joseph Forget, stockbroker, politician (b at Terrebonne, Canada E 11 Mar 1853; d at Nice, France 7 Apr 1911). Forget established his own brokerage firm in Montréal in 1873, dealing mainly in transportation and utility company securities.

Louis-Joseph Forget

Louis-Joseph Forget, stockbroker, politician (b at Terrebonne, Canada E 11 Mar 1853; d at Nice, France 7 Apr 1911). Forget established his own brokerage firm in Montréal in 1873, dealing mainly in transportation and utility company securities. His main business interests included the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Co, the Montreal Street Railway Co and several Montréal utility companies that were merged to form Montreal Light, Heat and Power Co. In the latter 2 ventures Forget was closely associated with Sir Herbert Holt. Until 1907 he worked in partnership with his nephew, Joseph-David-Rodolphe Forget. He was president of the Montreal Stock Exchange in 1895 and 1896, and was appointed to the Senate in 1896.