Stephen P. Benjamin

1837 – 1912


Tombstone

Wolfville
Nova Scotia

Located in Willowbank Cemetery on the east side of Gaspereau Avenue
at the Willow Avenue intersection

GPS location:   45°05'15"N   64°21'29"W





S.P. Benjamin tombstone, Wolfville





Nova Scotia Electric Light Company Limited
White Rock Mills Tramway   Gaspereau, Kings County, Nova Scotia

NSL 1873 chapter   24 — Act to authorize the construction of a Tramway from White Rock Mills, by S.P. Benjamin and others
NSL 1897 chapter 111 — Act to incorporate S.P. Benjamin Co. Ltd.
NSL 1899 chapter 135 — Act to incorporate the Nova Scotia Electric Light Co. Ltd.
NSL 1900 chapter 165 — Amendment respecting sale by S.P. Benjamin Co. Ltd.
NSL 1901 chapter 174 — Amendment
NSL 1902 chapter 171 — Amendment

"NSL" refers to Acts of the Nova Scotia Legislature.


See:   History of Electric Companies in Nova Scotia




Link to Relevant Website

Lumber Baron and Mystery Entrepreneur by Ed Coleman, 13 August 2004
"The most considerable lumber merchant in the county for the
past 20 or 30 years has been Mr. S. P. Benjamin," A.W.H. Eaton
notes in his Kings County history, published in 1910.
"His ownership of lumber woods and his large shipments of lumber give
him a conspicuous place in the county's long role of enterprising men..."
Benjamin owned the first telephone in Wolfville...
    http://www3.ns.sympatico.ca/ecoleman/editorial/2004/e04aug13.html







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First uploaded to the Internet:   2004 June 10
Latest content revision:   2005 February 25