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Date of Birth: 1926
James Robert Shore
A successful businessman and administrator, James Shore was a strong believer in giving back to his community. After graduating from Kelvin and the University of Minnesota, he soon started his own firm Office Overload, later renamed Drake International. By 1965 his firm had offices in over 61 cities around the continent. In commemoration of a large donation, the University of Manitoba named its Drake building after Shore's firm. He had served on numerous committees, among them the National Executive for Junior Achievement, and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra's council. In 1965, Shore received the Manitoba Order of the Buffalo Hunt in recognition of his contributions.