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David and G. Peter Wilson

Inducted 2008

"I've always tried to be a good citizen and considerate of others and I always enjoyed serving the community. It was just sort of a natural thing for me. . . I've always taken pride in the community and tried to do the right thing."
— David Wilson, Truro Daily (2011)
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Biography

The seventh generation of Wilsons to take the helm of the family business, they expanded Wilson Fuel Limited through the home heating business and by becoming one of the first independent gasoline retailers and suppliers in the province. Other Wilson family businesses include Kerr Controls Limited, Parrsboro Metal Fabrications, Ski Wentworth and Crabbe Mountain.

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Wilson being honoured for community work - Truro Daily article
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David K. Wilson biography
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Wilson Company History
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Wilson brothers honoured - Truro Daily News article
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Wilson Fuel Co. to add 20 Esso stations to its retail chain - CBC News article
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David Kerr Wilson obituary
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Webpage citation

MLA 8TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (October 5, 2021). "David and G. Peter Wilson". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/david-and-g-peter-wilson. (Accessed: 2022, September 28)

APA 6TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (2021, October 5). "David and G. Peter Wilson". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive. Retrieved from: https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/david-and-g-peter-wilson.

CHICAGO 17TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame, "David and G. Peter Wilson", Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, Last modified: October 5, 2021, (Accessed at: 2022, September 28), https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/david-and-g-peter-wilson