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Arthur Moren Boutillier – [ca.1925 - 1926].

Collection/Fonds
United Farmers of Alberta fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
United Farmers of Alberta fonds
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
1
Series Number
15
File Number
5
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : 12 x 8 cm.
Scope and Content
A photograph of Progressive MP Arthur Moren Boutillier. Inscription on the reverse reads: " A. M. Boutilier / U.F.A. Candidate / Vegreville" and " 13 ems / 6994 / 2 3/16" deep / watch marks "
Subjects
Canada -- Politics and government
Politicians
Names
Boutillier, Arthur Moren
Places
Vegreville
Accession Number
UF 2005.0044.13
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
[ca.1925 - 1926]
Notes
Arthur Moren Boutillier who was elected as a Progressive Member of Parliament for Vegreville in 1925. He retired from politics when Parliament dissolved in 1926.
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Henry Elvins Spencer – [ca. 1917 -1925].

Collection/Fonds
United Farmers of Alberta fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
United Farmers of Alberta fonds
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
1
Series Number
15
File Number
5
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 15 x 10 cm.
Scope and Content
A photograph of UFA Member of Parliament Henry Elvins Spencer, of Edgerton. Inscription on the reverse reads: " H. E. Spencer, M.P. / 65 screen / 2 1/4" wide".
Subjects
Directors
Politicians
Canada -- Politics and government
Names
Spencer, Henry
Places
Edgerton
Accession Number
UF 2005.0044.19
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
[ca. 1917 -1925]
Notes
Henry Elvins Spencer served as a provincial director of the UFA, 1917-1921. He was the member of Parliament for Battle River for the Progressive Party March 1922 - July 1926 and was later re-elected as a member of the UFA party and sat as an MP from December 1926 - August 1935. He acted as party whip for the UFA caucus in the House of Commons. Spencer was an active member of the "Ginger Group," a loose coalition of UFA, Progressive and Labour MPs that formed the socialist left in Parliament.
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E. J. Garland U.F.A. Candidate Bow River – [ca. 1921 - 1935].

Collection/Fonds
United Farmers of Alberta fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
United Farmers of Alberta fonds
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
1
Series Number
15
File Number
5
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph
Scope and Content
A portrait of UFA MP Edward Garland.
Creator
Curlette, Calgary
Subjects
Politicians
Canada -- Politics and government
Names
Garland, Edward Joseph
Accession Number
UF 2005.0044.18
Date
[ca. 1921 - 1935]
Notes
Mr. Garland was an executive member of the United Farmers of Alberta (UFA), 1919-1921, and was elected in 1921 as Member of Parliament for the Bow River constituency, a position he held until 1935. Garland served as President of the United Farmers of Alberta in the early 1930s. In 1935 he was appointed Secretary to the High Commissioner of Canada in Dublin; Acting High Commissioner for Canada to Ireland in 1946; Charges d'Affaires for Canada to Denmark; ambassador to Norway in 1947; and ambassador to Iceland in 1949.
Source of title: inscription on reverse
Source
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Michael Luchkovich – 1930.

Collection/Fonds
United Farmers of Alberta fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
United Farmers of Alberta fonds
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
1
Series Number
15
File Number
5
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph
Scope and Content
A portrait of Michael Luchkovich. A portion of the background, and parts of his suit have been coloured in with dark paint. Inscriptions on the reverse read: "13 ems / 85 screen / 2 cuts / Charge to M Luchkovich / Vegreville" ; "Mr. Norman Smith / Editor / U.F.A. / Lougheed Building / Calgary" ; "Mr Luchkowich / 1930"
Creator
Blank & Stoller Ltd.
Related Material
Martynowych, Orest T. The Ukranian bloc settlement in East Central Alberta, 1890-1930 : a history (Edmonton, Alberta: Alberta Culture, 1985) p. 323
Subjects
Politicians
Canada -- Politics and government
Names
Luchkovich, Michael
Places
Innisfree
Accession Number
UF 2005.0044.67
Date
1930
Notes
Michael Luchkovich was born in Shamokin, Pennsylvania, and moved to Canada in 1907. He completed a B.A. at the University of Manitoba in 1916 and a teaching certificate from the Calgary Normal School a year later, and began teaching in Innisfree. Luchkovich ran as a UFA candidate and was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1926 Canadian federal election in the riding of Vegreville, becoming the first Member of Parliament of Ukranian descent. He was re-elected in the 1930 federal election. He was a founding member of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation. Running as a CCF candidate in the 1935 election, he was narrowly defeated by Social Credit candidate William Hayhurst.
Source
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William Thomas Lucas – [ca. 1921 - 1935].

Collection/Fonds
United Farmers of Alberta fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
United Farmers of Alberta fonds
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
1
Series Number
15
File Number
5
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph
Scope and Content
A portrait of William Thomas Lucas. Inscription on reverse reads: "W. T. Lucas U.F.A. Candidate in Victoria constituency, Alberta"
Related Material
Lucas, William T. "The Lucas Story" in Verdant Valleys: In and Around Lougheed (Lougheed Women's Institute: Lougheed, 1972) p. 222 - 224. http://www.ourroots.ca/e/toc.aspx?id=7538
Subjects
Politicians
Canada -- Politics and government
Names
Lucas, William Thomas
Places
Lougheed
Accession Number
UF 2005.0044.68
Date
[ca. 1921 - 1935]
Notes
William Thomas Lucas was born in Bailieboro, Ontario in 1875. In 1918 he bought a farm east of Lougheed. Lucas ran in the 1921 federal election in the electoral district of Victoria as a UFA candidate, winning the seat. Lewis won in the new electoral district of Camrose in the 1925 federal election, and again in 1926 and 1930. In the 1935 federal election Lucas ran as a Conservative candidate, finishing third behind the winning Social Credit candidate James Alexander Marshall. Lucas moved to Ottawa following his defeat.
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