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Frank Oliver (September 1, 1853 - March 31, 1933 was a politician and journalist from old Northwest Territories, and later Alberta, Canada. September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Motto: None Official languages Dene Suline, Cree, Dogrib, English, French, Gwichin, Inuktitut, Slavey Capital Yellowknife Largest city Yellowknife Commissioner Tony Whitford Premier Joe Handley (Consensus government - no party affiliations) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 1 1 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 3rd 1,346,106 km... Motto: Fortis et Liber (Latin: Strong and free) Official languages English Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant-Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ralph Klein (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 28 6 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 6th (provinces and territories) 661,848 km² 642,317 km² 19...


He was born in Peel County, Ontario on September 1, 1853. Frank learned Journalism in Toronto, Ontario. In 1880 he moved west and founded a newspaper called the Edmonton Bulletin which he owned until 1923. September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (French has some legal status) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked...


He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Northwest Territories for Edmonton from 1883 to 1896. The Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, Canada, is located in Yellowknife. ...


He resigned from the legislature in 1896 to run for a seat in the House of Commons for the Liberal Party of Canada. He was elected representing the Alberta (Provisional District), and later Edmonton and Edmonton West. He served until 1921. In 1905 he was appointed as the Minister of the Interior and Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs. The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party positioned around the centre of the political spectrum, combining a generally progressive social policy with moderate economics. ... Alberta (Provisional District) was the name of a federal electoral district in the Northwest Territories, Canada. ... Edmonton was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located initially in the Northwest Territories, and following its creation in 1905, the province of Alberta. ... Edmonton West was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Alberta. ... For more information about Superintendents-General of Indian Affairs and their successors see Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development. ...


He was assigned by Wilfrid Laurier to draw up the electoral boundaries used in the 1905 Alberta general election. The boundaries were said to favour the Edmonton region where the Alberta Liberal Party enjoyed the most support. Sir Wilfrid Laurier, PC, KC, GCMG, BCL, DCL, LLD, DLitt (November 20, 1841 – February 17, 1919) was the seventh Prime Minister of Canada from July 11, 1896, to October 7, 1911. ... The Alberta general election of 1905 was the first general election held in the Province of Alberta, Canada. ... The Alberta Liberal Party is a political party in Alberta, Canada. ...


External links

  • Federal Political Experience
  • Frank Oliver Biography
  • Frank Oliver and the 1905 election Alberta Heritage
Preceded by:
New District
MLA Edmonton
1983-1885
Succeeded by:
Herbert Charles Wilson
Preceded by:
District Expanded
MLA Edmonton #2
1888-1896
Succeeded by:
Matthew McCauley

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