Inducted in 2010
Born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Jack began his Forestry career with the Bowater Mersey Paper Company in 1959 as a District Forester. He rose through the ranks to become Woodlands Manager in 1983 and in 1995 he became President & General Manager responsible for all company operations, the only Liverpool native to ever hold that position. An avid outdoorsman, Jack was a strong supporter of conservation including the establishment of Bowater’s Unique Areas program ensuring areas of unique ecological, cultural or historical values were maintained; measures to protect wildlife habitat and establishment of reserves and wetland preservation. Jack was active as a board member of national forestry committees as well community groups within Queens County including Deputy Mayor of Liverpool. Upon retirement in 1997 “Captain Jack” fulfilled his life long ambition of becoming a full time lobster fisherman.