Alberta's Political Pioneers: A Biographical Account of the United Farmers of Alberta
Come explore the history of Albertas rich political landscape and learn about the people who shaped the face of a province. Within these pages, youll meet the men and women who forged the politics of the region during the Roaring Twenties and the height of the Great Depression.
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1925 federal election 1926 general election Active in community Alberta Movement Alfred Speakman Athabasca attended the University became a prominent became a well-known Brownlee by-election Calgary Calgary West Camrose Canada Canadian Charles Coming to Alberta community affairs Conservative constituency in 1921 Credit daughter Dechene defeated by Social died District of Alberta Donald Edmonton Edmonton East Educated Ernest farm Farmers of Alberta federal election federal politics George Gershaw Gordon government side graduating Herbert Greenfield homesteaded Hugh incumbent Independent Interested in federal James John Joseph Labor Legislature for 14 Legislature for five Lethbridge Liberal MLA Luchkovich Manitoba married Matheson Michael Luchkovich Minister Ontario Parlby Peace River placed second Premier private member prominent farmer provincial politics R.B. Bennett re-elected Red Deer retired from politics returned Robert School seat served Social Creditor Speakman Stewart Stringham U.F.A. candidate U.F.A. member United Farmers unsuccessfully contested unsuccessfully ran Vegreville votes Wetaskiwin William