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Fonds F3177 - John Jeremiah O'Connor fonds

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ACU GBA F3177

Title

John Jeremiah O'Connor fonds

Date(s)

  • 1931-1947 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

6.5 cm of textual records

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Name of creator

Biographical history

John Jeremiah O'Connor, 1887-1947, was born in Orillia, Ontario and moved to Calgary, Alberta in 1909. He studied law at the University of Manitoba and University of Alberta and articled as a lawyer with Clinton J. Ford of Calgary. O'Connor then established his own firm in 1918. He was very active in ranching, oil development, mining in British Columbia and in aviation. He was president of Western Securities Ltd. and was vice-president of Yukon Air Transport Ltd. (later part of Canadian Pacific Airlines). He attended St. Mary's Church and was a member of the Renfrew Club. He and his wife, Sarah May Blackie, 1886-1974, had three children, John B., Julius J. and Sarah Marie "Sally".

Repository

Archival history

These papers were found inside a bookshelf acquired by Scott Reid.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Scott Reid, 2014.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of correspondence regarding military service, Yukon Air Transport, and radio talks; a prospectus re mining; and miscellaneous programs, menus, and newspaper clippings.

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The material is in English.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

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