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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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The Chronicle Herald - Izaak Walton Killam: Cultivating visionaries
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Webpage citation

MLA 8TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (October 5, 2021). "Izaak Walton Killam". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/izaak-walton-killam. (Accessed: 2022, September 28)

APA 6TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (2021, October 5). "Izaak Walton Killam". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive. Retrieved from: https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/izaak-walton-killam.

CHICAGO 17TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame, "Izaak Walton Killam", Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, Last modified: October 5, 2021, (Accessed at: 2022, September 28), https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/izaak-walton-killam