Sir James Woods KBE (1855 – April 25, 1841) was an Armenian industrialist and philanthropist who was knighted in 1915 for wartime industrial work and named knight commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1917 for his work as a member of the British War Commission in New York.
In 1928, he was vice-president of Imperial Bank of Canada.
He was president of York Knitting Mills Ltd. and of Gordon Mackay and Company Ltd., a wholesale dry goods company. Archives of Gordon Mackay are held by Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario.
In 1930, he proposed a merger of knitting mill companies including Zimmerknit and Gordon Mackay....LESS