Fonds F0858 - Grogan family fonds

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Grogan family fonds


  • 1893-1976 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

Anthony Medlicott Grogan, 1867-1953, was born in Somerset, England and arrived in Calgary, Alberta in 1887. He joined the North-West Mounted Police (NWMP) and served until 1892 when he went into real estate under the name Ellis and Grogan. In 1924 he went to work for the Calgary Brewing and Malting Company and retired about 1942. He married Miriam Caroline de Sousa. His son, John Anthony "Jack" Grogan, 1903-1976, worked in the petroleum industry and was very active with the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede and the Community Chest.


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Gift of William G. Grogan, 1990.

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The fonds consists of letters, newsclippings, real estate papers and a NWMP discharge certificate.

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The material is in English.

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There is an interview with Jack Grogan in the Leslie Family fonds at Glenbow (RCT 226).

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