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Honourable William A. Black

Inducted 2007

“Black’s principal legacy was to provide intending businessmen of the rising generation with educational opportunities not otherwise available to them.”
— Barry Cahill, Biographer
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Biography

An astute and skilled businessman, W.A. Black founded many successful companies including Pickford & Black Ltd and Maritime Life. He was also a successful politician, having served in the Federal Cabinet.

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Webpage citation

MLA 8TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (October 5, 2021). "Honourable William A. Black". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/honourable-william-a-black. (Accessed: 2022, September 28)

APA 6TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (2021, October 5). "Honourable William A. Black". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive. Retrieved from: https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/honourable-william-a-black.

CHICAGO 17TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame, "Honourable William A. Black", Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, Last modified: October 5, 2021, (Accessed at: 2022, September 28), https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/honourable-william-a-black