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Jack Diamond

Fred Schiffer1970-02-11

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC

Jack Diamond, CC, OBC (1909-2001) was an influential Canadian businessman and philanthropist. Born in Galicia, Ukraine, Diamond immigrated to Vancouver in 1927. He grew his small butcher shop into BC's largest meatpacking firm, Pacific Meats. From 1975 to 1978, Diamond served as Chancellor of Simon Fraser University. Diamond contributed generously to the Variety Club and other local charities, and helped to establish the BC Heart Foundation. Today, his family actively continues his philanthropic legacy.

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  • Title: Jack Diamond
  • Creator: Fred Schiffer
  • Date Created: 1970-02-11
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Type: Photograph

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