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Fredrick C. Manning

Inducted 1998

“Fred C. Manning was the first person in Canada to receive the honour of having a business school named after him—and for good reason. From humble beginnings, he created one of the largest and farthest-ranging business empires that ever had its genesis in the Maritimes.”
— Acadia University
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Biography

Beginning in 1913 with a small Ford dealership, he built one of the region’s largest business empires. His legacy lives on with numerous organizations receiving support each year from the Fred C. Manning Charitable Trust.

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Fred C. Manning First in Canada to Have a Business School Named in His Honour
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