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Fonds F1271 - A.A. McGillivray fonds

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ACU GBA F1271

Title

A.A. McGillivray fonds

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  • [ca. 1925-1929] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

6 cm of textual records

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Alexander A. McGillivray, 1884-1940, was born in London, Ontario. He studied law at Dalhousie University, and was admitted to the North-West Territories Bar in 1907. He practiced law in Stettler, Alberta, 1908-1910, then joined the Calgary firm of Tweedie and McGillivray. He married Margaret Hall of Montreal in 1911, and they had one son, William Alexander. He unsuccessfully ran as a candidate for Red Deer in the 1911 federal election. He was appointed a KC in 1919. In 1926 he was elected to the Alberta Legislature as the Conservative Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Calgary, and sat for one term. He was leader of the provincial Conservative party from 1925 to 1929. He was appointed a judge of the Alberta Court of Appeal in 1931, and in 1938 headed a royal commission on the oil industry.

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Gift of R.S. Traquair, 1960.

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The fonds consists of speeches made as leader of the Conservative Party of Alberta. Includes election campaign speeches, speeches made in the Legislature, and returns for the 1926 election.

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The material is in English.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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