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One of Western Canada’s largest dry goods wholesalers,
the company started out as a partnership called Sutherland
and Campbell. Upon the death of Sutherland in 1885, R.J.
Campbell took on his younger brother, W.J. Campbell, as
R.R. Wilson joined the company in 1900 and it became Campbell
Brothers and Wilson. Campbell Wilson Company became one
of the largest grocery firms in the country, expanding
its operations to eight other western cities.