William Mellis Christie (1829-1900)

William Mellis Christie, of Christie's Biscuits, Toronto

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Born at Huntly, Aberdeenshire, in Scotland, only child of John and Janet (Grant) Christie. He came to Toronto as a teenager and found employment in a bakery. He eventually went into partnership with his employer and became the President of Christie, Brown & Co., then the largest manufacturers of biscuits in Canada. 
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 11/12/2018 and last updated on 31/10/2020.