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Izaak Walton Killam

Inducted 1996

“But even then he was “a mystery man,” as The Canadian Press reported at the time — a figure whose boldness in developing Canada’s resources was matched by what Time magazine called “a passion for obscurity.”
— Chronicle Herald (2012)
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Biography

Financier and industry builder, Killiam founded many Canadian companies during his career. His Primary legacies are the IWK/Grace Health Centre and Killam Library in Halifax and Killam trusts in universities across Canada.

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Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library

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Izaak Walton Killam biography
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The Chronicle Herald - Izaak Walton Killam: Cultivating visionaries
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The Canadian Business Hall of Fame - Izaak Walton Killam
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