From: Merchant Princes
Traces the last years of the family companies to the eventual sale in 1973 after Arthur Stair’s death with no one ready to take over the family businesses
James D. Frost
JAMES D. FROST, a specialist in marine transportation, works as a researcher and a consultant. Educated at McGill University, Queens University and Saint Mary's University he is an acknowledged authority on the business and economic history of the Maritime provinces. He is a Research Associate at Gorsebrook Research Institute. He lives in Halifax.'