The Life and Times of Josiah Wood

by Dean Jobb

The Life and Times of Josiah Wood [cover]

This superbly-researched publication was originally completed in 1980 as an honors dissertation in Canadian Studies at Mount Allison University. It was published by the Trust in April 2007.

The book chronicles the life of Sackville’s most famous native son. Wood spent 35 years in public life as Member of Parliament, Senator, and Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick. He operated one of the largest shipping and wholesaling firms in Sackville, he built the Cape Railway, and served as Sackville’s first mayor. 120 pages.

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