William Bell, 90, President of Several Companies, Wee Burn Club Member, Enjoyed Travel, Sailing
William James Bell died peacefully at his home in Naples, Florida, on July 21, 2019. He was born 90 years ago in Montreal to William Graham Bell of Ottawa, Ontario, and Althea Morden of Niagara Falls, Ontario. Jim’s youth was playing hockey and summers working on construction of the hydroelectric dam at des Joachimes, commonly referred to as the de Swisha dam, on the Ottawa River. He was graduated from McGill University in 1952 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and received his M.B.A. from The Harvard Business School in 1954. His early career was in heavy machinery with Koehring Company, Canada.