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Graham, Roy T., 1887-1965

  • PA 435
  • Individual
  • 1887-1965

Roy Theodore Graham was born on December 11, 1887 at Smiths Falls, Ontario to William J. and Jessie (McKenny) Graham. He enlisted in the Canadian Army in 1915 and served with the 10th Canadian Battalion in France during the First World War. Graham received his legal education at Osgoode Hall, Toronto.

Graham read law with Daniel Buckles, K.C. and was called to the Saskatchewan Bar in 1922. He practiced law in Swift Current and served as a Crown prosecutor for the Swift Current area (1926-1929; 1934-1940). Graham was appointed King's Counsel in Saskatchewan on December 31, 1932.

Graham's political career began in 1921, when he ran unsuccessfully as a Government candidate for the Swift Current constituency in the Saskatchewan general election. Graham was elected to the House of Commons as the Liberal Member of Parliament for Swift Current in 1940 and served until his defeat in 1945.

Graham served as Assistant Clerk of the House of Commons from August, 1945 to 1948, when he was appointed as a judge of the Saskatchewan Court of King's Bench. Graham took an immediate leave from his judicial position to serve as chairman of the Canadian Income Tax Appeal Board. He returned to Regina in 1951 and began his tenure as a judge. In 1957 and 1958, Graham chaired the Saskatchewan Royal Commission on Certain Mineral Transactions. After his retirement from the Court of Queen's Bench in 1960, Graham continued to reside in Regina until his death on February 26, 1965.

Graham married Gertrude Amy Matthews on August 6, 1924. The Grahams had two daughters, a step-son and eight grandchildren.

Mandelbaum, David G., 1911-1987

  • PA 235
  • Individual
  • 1911-1987

David G. Mandelbaum was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1911 to Sam and Lena (Goodman) Mandelbaum. He attended Northwestern University where, in 1932, he was awarded the first Bachelor of Arts in anthropology in the University's history. Mandelbaum took his doctorate at Yale University in 1936. His dissertation was the result of extensive field work in Saskatchewan in 1934 and 1935. This dissertation, "The Plains Cree, An Anthropologic, Historical and Comprehensive Study" was published in 1936 and has remained a standard resouce on the subject.

Mandelbaum was particularly well known for his anthropological studies of India and its people, especially the Kola and the Cochin Jews. In 1946 he joined the University of California, Berkeley Department of Anthropology where his extensive south and southwestern Asian experience helped to broaden the department's perspective. Mandelbaum taught at Berkeley until his retirement in 1978 and remained an active professor emeritus until his death in 1987. At the time of his death on April 19, 1987, Mandelbaum was survived by his wife, Ruth, son Michael, and daughter, Susan (Tohbe).

Cameron, Alexander, 1907-1996

  • PA 252
  • Individual
  • 1907-1996

Alexander C. Cameron was born on June 30, 1907 in Avonhurst, Saskatchewan to Angus and Mary Cameron. He received his early schooling in Avonhurst and went on to attend Campion College in Regina, and the Normal School at the University of Saskatchewan where he received a teaching certificate. He taught in several southwest Saskatchewan communities, including Morse and Fox Valley, and then taught (1934 to December 1937) and became principal (1935 to December 1937) of Oasis-Richmound school in Richmound. He left teaching in 1941 to work with his brother-in law John (Jack) Stodalke in the operations of J. & M. Garage.

Cameron entered politics in 1947 as mayor of Richmound (1947 to 1963). He was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in the 1948 general election as Liberal member for the Maple Creek constituency, defeating incumbent Beatrice Janet Trew (Cooperative Commonwealth Federation). He continued to sit as a member of the Legislative Assembly until he was defeated in the 1971 General Election by Eugene Frederick Flasch (New Democratic Party).

Cameron ran for the leadership of the Saskatchewan Liberal Party in 1959, but was defeated by Ross Thatcher on the first ballot. While in opposition Cameron acted as Finance critic. He served in the Ross Thatcher Government as Minister of Mineral Resources (1964-1971); and Minister of Telephones (1965-1970). He would later become president of the Liberal Party of Saskatchewan.

Cameron also served as Overseer of the Village-Trustee Larger School Union; organizing member of the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation; manager of the Richmound Credit Union; and member of the Knights of Columbus. He was an active proponent of the Swift Current health region.

On February 17, 1935 Cameron married Miriam Stodalka. They had four children: Marie, Roselain, Stuart and Grant. Cameron died in Regina on January 16, 1996.

Ewart, Douglas McLaren, Dr., 1917-2004

  • PA 433
  • Individual
  • 1917-2004

Douglas McLaren Ewart was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in August 1917 to McLaren and Susie (Auglin) Ewart. He had three siblings: Jack, Jim and Eric. Ewart attended primary and secondary school in Moose Jaw before attending Queen's University School of Medicine, graduating with a degree in Anesthesiology in 1941. He established a practice in Moose Jaw in 1946, expanding to Regina in 1973. Ewart retired from medicine in 1990. Douglas and his wife, Louise, had three children: Patty, Doug and Judith. Ewart died in Moose Jaw on August 18, 2004 at the age of 87 years.

Swenson, Richard James, 1952-

  • PA 239
  • Individual
  • 1952-

Richard James (Rick) Swenson was born on April 12, 1952 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan to Donald and Dorothy Swenson. He was raised in the Baildon district, southeast of Moose Jaw. Swenson attended the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Regina and studied Political Science and History.

Prior to entering politics, Swenson farmed in the Baildon district. He established Wheaton Bee Farms in 1976 which specialized in alfalfa seed production and dryland grass varieties. He was also active in the formation of the Baildon/Moose Jaw Effluent Irrigation Project from 1974 to 1982. Swenson was a member of the Canadian and Saskatchewan Seed Growers' Associations, the South Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation and the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool.

Swenson was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in a 1985 by-election and served as the Progressive Conservative Party Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for the Thunder Creek constituency until 1995. He served in the Grant Devine Government as Minister of Energy and Mines (1989-1991); and Minister of Indian and Métis Affairs (June to November 1991). Swenson's ministerial responsibilities included Saskatchewan Economic Development Corporation (1989-1991); Saskatchewan Research Council (1989-1991); Saskatchewan Mining Development Corporation (1990-1991); and Agricultural Development Corporation (1990-1991).

Swenson served as Acting Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Saskatchewan from 1992 to 1994 and was Leader of the Opposition from 1993 to 1994. He retired from politics in 1995. However, in 2004, he was elected Party Leader by the executive committee of the Progressive Conservative Party of Saskatchewan. Swenson ran unsuccessfully as the Progressive Conservative Party candidate for the Thunder Creek constituency in the 2007 general election. He continues (2009) to serve as Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Saskatchewan.

Swenson continues to farm in the Baildon district. He was named Farmer of the Year in 2003 by the Moose Jaw Exhibition Company. He has served on boards of directors of various agricultural and environmental initiatives and organizations. Swenson has also operated R.J. Swenson & Associates, a consulting and advertising firm, since 1997.

Rick Swenson has two sons: Andrew and Eric. He is married to Joanne Swenson.

Trapp, George Joseph, 1909-2002

  • PA 76
  • Individual
  • 1909-2002

George Joseph Trapp was born on June 5, 1909 in Kamsack, Saskatchewan to Joseph and Caroline (Slamp) Trapp. He moved to the Lipton district with his family in 1915. Trapp received his primary education in the Lipton district and attended Lipton High School and Luther College, Regina. He attended the Regina Normal School from 1929 to 1930 and earned a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1955.

After graduating from the Regina Normal School, Trapp began his teaching career at McDonald Hills School, a rural school north of Dysart. He then taught at Dysart Village School and Cupar Consolidated School and served as principal of Punnichy School from 1943 to 1964. Trapp served as a councilor with the Govan School Unit and was an executive member and president (1959-1960) of the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation. He was named to the Canadian College of Teachers in 1961 and was named a honorary life member of the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation in 1971.

Trapp's political career began in 1964, when he was elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature as the Liberal member for the Touchwood constituency. He served as Minister of Education in the Ross Thatcher Government from May 22, 1964 to October 31, 1967.

After his defeat in the 1967 general election, Trapp worked as Director of Continuing Education with the Saskatchewan Power Corporation (SaskPower) in Regina until his retirement in 1980.

Trapp died on November 25, 2002.

Trapp married Bess Stewart on February 2, 1933. The Trapps had two children: Marjorie and Murray.

Connell, Gordon Forest, 1888-1981

  • PA 83
  • Individual
  • 1888-1981

Gordon Forest Connell was born on January 25, 1888 in Neepawa, Manitoba. He had one sister and four brothers. Educated in Neepawa, Connell moved to Regina, Saskatchewan in 1912. He operated a grain and livestock farm in the Regina district until his retirement to Regina around 1950. Connell also served as a councillor and reeve (ca. 1935-1938) for the Rural Municipality of Sherwood No. 159.

Connell was active in various co-operative, livestock, agricultural and community organizations. He was a founding member of the Sherwood Co-operative Association and was active in the Polled Angus Breeders' Association. He was a charter member of the First Presbyterian Church congregation in Regina and wrote a history of the church around 1975. Connell served as president of the Regina Chamber of Commerce (1950-1951) and the Regina Oldtimers Association and was active in the establishment of the Regina Plains Museum.

Connell died in Regina on June 4, 1981.

Connell was married twice: first to Anna Ross, in 1919, and then to Ethel Walker Scott. Connell did not have any children.

Lingard, Charles Cecil, 1901-1979

  • PA 85
  • Individual
  • 1901-1979

Charles Cecil Lingard was born in Carnduff, North-West Territories (later known as Saskatchewan) on April 27, 1901 to Charles Thomas and Sarah (Fairhall) Lingard. He received his early education in Carnduff and completed his grade 12 in Estevan. Lingard graduated from the Regina Normal School in 1920. He earned Bachelor (1929) and Master (1930) of Arts degrees in History from Queen's University and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in History from the University of Chicago (1939).

After graduating from Regina Normal School, Lingard worked as a school teacher and principal in Macklin, Kincaid and Carnduff. He taught history at Central Collegiate Institute in Regina (1930-1939) and was a special lecturer at the University of Saskatchewan and Regina College. Lingard became chief librarian of the Regina Public Library in 1940 and held the position until his move to Eastern Canada in 1945. Lingard served as editor of the International Journal and research secretary of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs (1945-1950) and was a member of the University of Toronto faculty (1946-1950). He was editor of the Canada Year Book (1951-1968) until his retirement in August, 1968.

Lingard held memberships in numerous professional associations, including the Canadian Historical Association and Canadian Economic and Political Science Association. He served as president of the Saskatchewan Library Association (1943-1944). Lingard was the author of "Territorial Government in Canada: The Autonomy Question in the Old North-West Territories". His articles on Canadian and international affairs were published in various periodicals.

Lingard died in Ottawa, Ontario on December 6, 1979.

Lingard married Ella Tait on July 24, 1930 in Saint John, New Brunswick. The Lingards did not have any children.

Dryden, Annabel Margaret, 1916-2003

  • PA 94
  • Individual
  • 1916-2003

Annabel Dryden was born in Regina, Saskatchewan in 1916 to Ernest and Alice Murray. She had one sister, Eileen. Dryden was educated in Regina, Saskatoon and Toronto, Ontario. In the 1940s and 1950s, she was employed in the editorial department of the Leader-Post newspaper in Regina. She was also a reporter for a monthly magazine published in Chicago, Illinois.

Active in the Regina community, Dryden was a member of the Stagette Club and the University Women's Club and was involved with the Seniors' Education Centre.

Dryden died in Regina on September 10, 2003.

Annabel Dryden's first husband, George Reid, died in 1944. Her second husband, Charles Dryden, died in 2009. Dryden had two children: Margaret and Cathy.

Seitz, Nickolas Joseph, 1902-1988

  • PA 95
  • Individual
  • 1902-1988

Nickolas Joseph Seitz was born on April 18, 1902 in Hosmer, South Dakota to Frank and Rosina (Gotz) Seitz. In April 1903, he moved with his family to a farm in the Kendal, North-West Territories (later known as Saskatchewan) district. The family also farmed in the Sedley and Cedoux districts before moving to Regina after Frank Seitz's death in 1927.

Seitz drove a gravel truck and worked at various trades before beginning his employment with the Maintenance Department of Simpson Sears Ltd. in Regina in 1941. He remained with the company until his retirement in April, 1967. Seitz continued to reside in Regina until his death on June 13, 1988.

Seitz married Mary Zimmerman on October 8, 1929 in Regina. They had one child: Ted.

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