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David, Donald and William Sobey

Inducted 2000

"No two individuals have played more significant roles in the growth and development of Empire and Sobeys than David and Donald Sobey. For more than half a century, their contributions . . . have transformed these companies, facilitating their emergence and subsequent growth on the national stage."
— Rob Dexter (2015)
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Biography

These three brothers took their father’s successful businesses and transformed them into a national, publicly traded, multi-dimensional business conglomerate.

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Supporting infrastructure and countrywide vision
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Bag-boy calls
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Donald and David Sobey: Sobey clan keeps it fresh by keeping it simple
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David F. Sobey and Donald C.R. Sobey to retire from Empire Company Limited Board of Directors
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Sobeys: Our History
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Webpage citation

MLA 8TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (October 5, 2021). "David, Donald and William Sobey". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/david-donald-and-william-sobey. (Accessed: 2022, September 28)

APA 6TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (2021, October 5). "David, Donald and William Sobey". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive. Retrieved from: https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/david-donald-and-william-sobey.

CHICAGO 17TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame, "David, Donald and William Sobey", Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, Last modified: October 5, 2021, (Accessed at: 2022, September 28), https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/david-donald-and-william-sobey