Zubick, John J. "Jack"

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Zubick, John J. "Jack"

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  • Zubik, John J.
  • Zubik, J.J.
  • Zubik, Jack

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John J. Zubick, 1897-1972, was born in Siberia, Russia of German descent. He came to the USA as a child and moved to western Canada in 1910. During the First World War he served with the 5th Canadian Battalion and on his return taught school in Saskatchewan. For eight years he edited a Saskatchewan weekly newspaper. He moved to Calgary, Alberta in 1933 and became business manager of the Calgary Artificial Limb Company.

He was strongly opposed to the Social Credit Party and undertook a personal campaign of speeches and radio broadcasts to discredit the party. He also published the anti-Social Credit newspaper, The Rebel, from 1937 to 1939. During the Second World War he served with the British Army as press chief in Germany and rose to the rank of major. In the 1950s he worked as an insurance underwriter and was very active in the Conservative Party. He retired to Victoria ca. 1963.


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