Elias Pullan was born in Telz—a town in the province of Kovno, Lithuania—in 1865. He came to Canada in 1885 and started a waste-paper and scrap business called E. Pullan Limited. He married Bertha Helner in 1890, and, together, they had ten children: Harry, Joe, Emanuel, Gordon, Martha, Dorothy, Bessie, Rita, Jennie and Helen. Elias Pullan was the president of the kehillah in Toronto and president, treasurer, and parnas of Goel Tzedec Synagogue. He was also the founder and first president of the Simcoe Street Talmud Torah.
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E. Pullan Limited
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