New Canadian Encyclopedia Article: Joseph Whiteside Boyle

My latest article in the Historica Canada Canadian Encyclopedia is about Joseph Whiteside Boyle.

Nicknamed Klondike Joe, Boyle founded aĀ goldĀ miningĀ company and became a millionaire in the aftermath of theĀ Klondike gold rush. During theĀ First World War, he equipped a machine gun unit and was a spy with the British secret service in Russia and Romania. He also reorganized the Russian military supply network, rescued Romanian prisoners of war and became the confidant and possibly lover of Queen Marie of Romania.

Click here to read my article about Joseph Whiteside Boyle in the Canadian Encyclopedia

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