December 4, 2020

Biography

Francis Joseph Sherman
Biography, History

Francis Joseph Sherman

Francis Joseph Sherman, poet and banker, was born 3 February 1871 in Fredericton, eldest son of Louis Walsh Sherman, lumberman and liquor merchant, and Alice Maxwell Myshrall, grand-daughter of James…

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Nathan Cummings
Biography, History

Nathan Cummings

Nathan Cummings (1896–1985) was born in Saint John. He became an American businessman, investor and philanthropist. He was the founder of Consolidated Foods, which later became known by one of…

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Shirley Dysart
Biography, History

Shirley Dysart

Shirley Dysart (born Shirley Theresa Britt) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the eldest of eight children born to Leslie John Britt and Mary Agnes (née Donovan) Britt. She often cared…

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Mary K. Tibbits
Biography, History

Mary K. Tibbits

Mary Kingsley Tibbits was born in 1870 and attended the Collegiate School in Fredericton, where she earned the Governor General’s Medal. Mary K. Tibbits then travelled, in 1884 to Wellesley,…

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