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Talbot, Albert C, 1856-1929

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  • 1856-1929

Albert C. Talbot was born in Montmagny, Quebec in 1856, and received his education at the Montmagny College. In 1877 he was commissioned as a Dominion Land Surveyor, and in this capacity Talbot conducted several surveys in the lands west of Manitoba, of note was his role as the head of a survey crew on the boundary between British Columbia and Alaska. From 1902 until 1925 he was Examiner of Surveys for Alberta.

He was a charter member of the Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association (ALSA) and served as its president in 1915.

Taylor died on June 12, 1929 in Calgary, Alberta.