Famous Burlingtonians

J. Peter Gordon - Business Leader

J. Peter Gordon joined the Steel Company of Canada as a mechanical engineer and steadily advanced through the company to become its president, chairman and chief executive officer. He volunteered with numerous organizations throughout his life including McMaster University, the Olympic Trust, the YMCA, the Boys Clubs of Canada and numerous Toronto-area organizations. For his work, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. Gordon passed away in 2007.