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Sir Samuel Cunard

Inducted 1997

“The ablest man I have ever known as a merchant of Halifax – he made both men and things bend to his will. His competitiveness and his obsession not to waste time were important characteristics of his personality.”
— William James Stairs

Biography

World-renowned for his Cunard shipping line, he is also credited with revitalizing Nova Scotia’s whaling industry, developing a timber business and instituting an innovative overland mail connection to Quebec.

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Webpage citation

MLA 8TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (October 5, 2021). "Sir Samuel Cunard". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/sir-samuel-cunard. (Accessed: 2022, September 28)

APA 6TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (2021, October 5). "Sir Samuel Cunard". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive. Retrieved from: https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/sir-samuel-cunard.

CHICAGO 17TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame, "Sir Samuel Cunard", Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, Last modified: October 5, 2021, (Accessed at: 2022, September 28), https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/sir-samuel-cunard