Mather Byles Almon

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Mather Byles Almon
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Mathers Byles Almon, founder of the Scotia bank
Born 1796
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Died 30 July 1871
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Occupation banker
Known for Founder of the Bank of Nova Scotia

Mather Byles Almon (1796 – 30 July 1871) was a Canadian banker, politician, and philanthropist.

Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Almon was a founder of the Bank of Nova Scotia. He was President of the Bank of Nova Scotia from 1837 to 1870.[1]


  1. ^ "Mather Byles Almon". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2016. 
Business positions
Preceded by
William Lawson
President of the Bank of Nova Scotia
Succeeded by
James Donaldson