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Minkler family

  • Family

Asa Edgar Minkler married Mary Adelaide Janes and travelled extensively across Canada for his father-in-law Simeon Heman James of Toronto who was in the hotel industry. Their son Lewis Perine Minkler eventually settled in Lacombe, Alberta.

Saunders, Margaret Jean

  • Person
  • 1919-2010

Margaret Jean Saunders (1919-2010) was born and raised in Olds, Alberta and attended the Calgary Normal School in 1938-1939. She later received her BEd from the University of Alberta in 1953. She taught school in Sundre, Betchton, and Cochrane before moving to Calgary where she taught at Stanley Jones, Ramsey, Queen's Park, Bridgeland, and Balmoral before becoming principal of Keeler Elementary. Saunders was a member of the Alberta Teachers Association, Delta Kappa Gamma and Rosedale United Church.

Akitt, Margaret Hope

  • Person

Margaret Hope Crockett, 1913-1995, grew up in Calgary, Alberta and attended Stanley Jones School. She later married Herbert Akitt.

De Clerq, Rosemarie

  • Person

Rosemarie De Clerq lived in Calgary for many years and conducted extensive historical tours of sites in Calgary and southern Alberta.

Stewart brothers

  • Corporate body

Brothers Norman and Tom Stewart obtained a $600 loan to start a machine agency. That business, called Stewart Brothers and later Stewart Supplies (Penhold) LTD., transitioned through three generations of family, from farm machinery to lumber and building supplies, and served Central Alberta's settlers, farmers, and contractors for more than 100 years.

Svoc family

  • Family

The Sovcs were one of the postwar immigrant families who often hosted social events for the Slovak community of Calgary and district and the photos are a good representation of these occasions.

Hansen, Charles

  • Person

Charlie Hansen was a resident of Calgary.

Fookes, Ronald

  • Person

Ronald Fookes is a Calgary photographer

Mitchell, David E.

  • Person
  • 1926-2010

David E Mitchell was born in Calgary Alberta and was educated there. In 1943 he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and after the war began work in Turner Valley, Alberta in the petroleum industry. He earned a degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Oklahoma and joined Great Plains Development Company as an engineer in 1950. In 1964 he became the Chief Executive Officer, a position he held until 1974. In January 1975 he started the Alberta Energy Company which merged with Pan Canadian to form EnCana. Mitchell became Chairman Emeritus of that firm.

Mitchell received the Order of Canada in 1984 and is a member of the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame. Mitchell founded the Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation, an organization dedicated to encouraging Canadian innovators and scientists, as president of the Independent Petroleum Association of Canada and the Canadian Oilfield Technical Society. He was also chapter chair of the Young Presidents' Organization and honorary chair of the World Police and Fire Games in 1997. He also served as chair of Chieftain International Inc. and the Calgary Police Commission. Mitchell also received an honorary doctorate from the University of Calgary where he was a senator for nine years. He was also inducted into the Junior Achievement Hall of fame.

Armstrong, Ellen

  • Person

Ellen Armstrong of Calgary was a director of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) from 1958 to 1961.

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