Statesmen & Steam
From: Samuel Cunard
1820-1840. Examines Samuel Cunard’s far reaching business holdings and how they made him an elite person in Halifax. His political experiences are highlights as well as the building for the first steamships
JOHN BOILEAU is a retired Canadian army colonel and author of ten books and nearly 300 articles. He is a frequent commentator on military issues for radio and television and a lecturer to service organizations and historical societies. In 2010 the Minister of National Defence appointed him Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the Halifax Rifles. He lives in Nova Scotia.