The file consists of a speech given by UFA Co-op president H.B. Haney upon Bill McCartney's retirement, and a color photograph of him by Gold Studio, dated 1982.
William McCartney was born in Belfast, Ireland, and immigrated with his family to Vulcan, Alberta. He served in the Canadian Army during the Second World War and attained the rank of First Lieutenant. In 1946 he joined the U.F.A. Central Co-op as an accounting clerk, and by 1954 he was appointed manager of the Farm Supply Division of UFA Co-op. In 1964 he was appointed General Manager. Around 1983 this title was changed to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Bill McCartney retired in 1984.
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
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The file consists of miscellaneous information sheets: Co-operatives / Alice Switzer (ca. 1970); Parliament acts to erase capital employed (ca. 1972); United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Limited (ca. 1987); History of United Farmers of Alberta (ca. 1989); History of United Farmers of Alberta (ca. 1993); Fact sheet : UFA's vision & mission (ca. 1998).