Harold Thorne Stultz (1902–2003) was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, the son of William A. and Blanche (Thorne) Stultz. A graduate of Acadia University (BA 1928), he entered graduate studies at Yale 1928-1930. He finished his graduate studies in entomology at McDonald College in Montreal. He was scientist with the Dominion Entomology Laboratory in Annapolis Royal from 1935 until 1952 when it was moved to a new location in Kentville, NS. During his time in Annapolis Royal in the 1930s and 1940s he created an extensive collection of portrait photographs of area residents. He retired in 1968.