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;From the optimism linked to provincial prestige in 1905, during the trials of melancholy and battle, the growth instances of the post-war interval, and the industrial vagaries of the Eighties and the Nineties, the 20 th century was once a time of development and trouble, improvement and alter, for Alberta and its humans. and through the century, twelve males, from numerous political events and from very varied backgrounds, led the govt. of this province.
The names of some--like William Aberhart, Ernest Manning, and Peter Lougheed--are nonetheless loved ones names, whereas others--like Arthur Sifton, Herbert Greenfield and Richard Reid--have been all yet forgotten. but each one in his distinctive means, for higher or for worse, helped to mold and steer the future of the province he ruled. those are their stories.-Amazon.ca
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Rutherford, May 19, 1905. 19. Strathcona Plainsdealer, August 11, 1905. 20. Quoted in Babcock, Alexander Cameron Rutherford, 64. 21. Strathcona Plainsdealer, September 1, 1905. 22. , 1990), chapter 6. 23. ), Government and Politics in Alberta (Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 1992). 24. Thomas, The Liberal Party, 28. 25. Babcock, Alexander Cameron Rutherford, 33. 26. Marzolf, “Alexander Cameron Rutherford and His Influence on Alberta’s Educational Program,” 74. 27. Thomas, The Liberal Party, 41–42.
See also Roome, “Henrietta Muir Edwards,” 194–96. 42. Thomas, The Liberal Party, 58; Jay Stewart Heard, The Alberta and Great Waterways Dispute, 1909–1913 (Edmonton: University of Alberta, 1990). 43. See Marzolf, “Alexander Cameron Rutherford and His Influence on Alberta’s Educational Program,” 51. 44. W. Boyle to Hon. C. A Buchanan to Dr. Rutherford, March 8, 1910. 45. Thomas, The Liberal Party, 104; UAA, Rutherford Papers, file 2/3/4/3, Alberta Great Waterways Railway, Alberta, Royal Commissions and Commissions of Inquiry, Royal Commission on the Alberta and Great Waterways Railway Company: Report (Edmonton: 1910).
Rutherford (hereafter Rutherford Papers), No. G. C. Rutherford, April 26, 1902. 16. H. C. Rutherford, April 7, 1902, December 15, 1903, April 13, 1905, August 20, 1905. 17. G. Thomas, The Liberal Party in Alberta: A History of Politics in the Province of Alberta, 1905–1921 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1959), chapter 1. 18. C. Rutherford, May 19, 1905. 19. Strathcona Plainsdealer, August 11, 1905. 20. Quoted in Babcock, Alexander Cameron Rutherford, 64. 21. Strathcona Plainsdealer, September 1, 1905.
Alberta Premiers of the Twentieth Century by Bradford J. Bradford J.