Samuel Carter Inducted into the Canadian Co-op Hall of Fame

Samuel Carter arrived in Guelph, Ontario from England in 1882. By the next year he had formed the Royal Knitting Company and later was elected alderman, mayor of Guelph and member of the provincial parliament.

Throughout his life, he was dedicated to the uplifting of the common working man from poverty and ignorance and he became an early advocate for co-ops in Guelph.

Read more on the Canadian Co-operative Hall of Fame Website

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