Fonds F3024 - Sheriff King fonds

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CA ACU GBA F3024

Title

Sheriff King fonds

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  • 1887 (Creation)

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Fonds

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1 item

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Peter Willoughby King, [1836 or 1840]-1920, was born in Scotland and came to Calgary, Alberta from Ontario in 1886. He was appointed as Sheriff of the Judicial District of Northern Alberta the next year and served in that position until 1905. He retired to his ranch near Calgary and lived there until shortly before his death. In his will he provided for the building of the Sheriff King Home which was completed in 1922.

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Archival history

This document was held by the trustees of the King estate after his death.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Royal Trust Corporation of Canada, 2011.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of his appointment as Sheriff of the Judicial District of Northern Alberta.

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The material is in English.

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