Irving Schwartz was born in New Waterford (d. 2010). He became a noted businessman, community leader,
philanthropist and humanitarian. After completing his education, he managed his parent’s small clothing store and later expanded into other business opportunities. He was involved extensively in many volunteer service organizations. He was awarded Officer of the Order of Canada in 2004 (four years after his sister, Ruth Goldbloom – see ‘Ruth Miriam Goldbloom’ August 29, 2012). (Photo: Irving Schwartz, July 2007, in the Cape Breton Highlands. Wikipedia Creative Commons).