Cyrus Eaton was born in Pugwash (d. 1979). He became a successful Canadian- American investment banker, businessman and philanthropist, with a career spanning over seventy years. He had a passion for world peace and was an outspoken critic of the Cold War, establishing the Pugwash conferences at his summer home in Pugwash, NS, to encourage international dialogue. The conferences and their chairman, Joseph Rotblat, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1995. (Photo:  Thinkers’ Lodge, Pugwash, Nova Scotia. N.S. Archives.)