A portrait of UFA MLA Robert Milton McCool of Crossfield. Inscription on the reverse reads: "R. M. McCool / Cochrane"
Crossfield History Committee. "Mr. and Mrs. James McCool and Family" in Prairie Sod and Goldenrod: History of Crossfield and District (n.p., n.d.), p. 146 - 149. http://www.ourroots.ca/e/toc.aspx?id=7581
Alberta -- Politics and government
McCool, Robert Milton
Crossfield Co-operative Association
[ca. 1926 - 1935]
Robert Milton McCool ran as a UFA candidate in the Cochrane electoral district in 1926, winning the seat. He was re-elected in 1930, and lost to Social Credit candidate William King in the 1935 election. McCool was also the manager of the Crossfield Co-operative Association, beginning in 1919. After leaving politics, McCool worked with UFA Central Co-operative Limited, organizing purchasing for UFA locals in northern Alberta. In 1953, McCool became the manager of the first modern Farm Supply Store of UFA Co-operative Limited in Calgary and subsequently travelled the province organizing branch stores..