Canadian entrepreneur who founded ATCO Ltd. and in addition opened up an equestrian service known as Spruce Meadows. He kept additional professional positions in a number of other large businesses, including Canadian Airlines as well as the Canadian Chrysler Company. In 1947, he and his dad began the Alberta Trailer Hire Organization, a company that eventually progressed into ATCO. He gained both Purchase of Canada and Purchase of the English Empire honors. He co-founded Spruce Meadows along with his wife, Margaret Southern. In 2007, he produced his child, Nancy, CEO of ATCO. He and Rest Nation Canada founder Christine Magee both became prominent Canadian business owners.