1832 - ????
John Murray was a co-founder of the City of the Falls project in 1832, aiming to develop a town on the Canadian side of the border at Niagara. The project was undercut by the arrival of a direct railroad to the Niagara Falls from the US and collapsed c. 1836.
http://www.niagarafrontier.com/cityfalls.html [accessed 30/05/2014]. [This website includes inaccurate information about the compensation money which Murray received.]