In memoriam: Jim Jenkins

Jim Jenkins died last month at the age of 96.

A veteran of the Juno Beach landing, he co-founded the Bannister and Jenkins Hardware Co. in 1956. He also served on the board of CRH Canada Group and was the first North American president of the International Federation of Ironmongers Associations. The Canadian Hardware & Housewares Manufacturers Association (now the CHPTA) recognized Jenkins with its Achievement Award in 1984.