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John Erickson collection – [ca. 1961]-2003.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
28
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of John Erickson's UFA Co-op business card (ca. 1961), a newspaper reproduction of a United Grain Growers receipt for shipment of beef livestock, a photocopy of a hand-writtten autobiography, and a biographical article from the Lethbridge Herald.
Administrative History
John U. Erickson, 1909- , was born in a railway construction camp in the Prairies to Swedish immigrant parents. He grew up on a farm in the Camrose district of Alberta, and received a post-secondary education in accounting and management. He married Ada "Babs" Renville. He held managerial positions in the retail lumber business, in large-scale farming, and in the provincial parks system of Alberta. He was also an active volunteer in agricultural and community organizations and the Lutheran Church. From 1961 to 1964 he was a Director of UFA Co-op. In 1965 his career in the parks system took him to Lethbridge, where he eventually retired.
Creator
UFA Co-Op
Erickson, John
Names
Erickson, John
United Farmers of Alberta
United Grain Growers
Places
Camrose
Lethbridge
Accession Number
UF 2003.0087.01
UF 2003.0087.02
UF 2003.0087.03
UF 2003.0087.04
Date
[ca. 1961]-2003
Source
Archival Descriptions