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Encyclopedia > John Emerson

For the British superior of the Fraternity of St Peter see Father John Emerson For the former mayor of Calgary see John Emerson Father John Emerson is the current regional superior of the Priestly Fraternity of St. ...


John Emerson (18591932) was the 17th mayor of Calgary, Alberta. He was the mayor at the time that Alberta became a province of Canada, which was on September 1, 1905. 1859 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) is a leap year starting on a Friday. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Heart of the new west City of Calgary, Alberta, Canadas Location. ... Motto: Fortis et Liber (Strong and free) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant-Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ralph Klein (PC) Area 661,848 km² (6th) • Land 642,317 km² • Water 19,531 km² (2. ... Canada is a federation of ten provinces which, together with three territories, comprise the worlds second largest country. ... September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


Born in England, Emerson emigrated to Calgary in 1885 and began farming on a homestead just outside of the city limits. Soon he left farming and established a successful grocery business on Stephen Avenue. Wikimedia Commons has media related to: England Travel guide to England from Wikitravel English language English law English (people) List of monarchs of England – Kings of England family tree List of English people Angeln (region in northern Germany, presumably the origin of the Angles for whom England is named) UK...


After spending three years on Calgary City Council, Emerson spent two years as mayor from January 2, 1905 to January 14, 1907. During his tenure as mayor, Calgary hosted a number of prominent vistors. This included: The Prince of Wales (later George V), Prince Arthur of Connaught, and several Governors General. The Calgary City Council is the governing body of the City of Canada. ... George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert Windsor, formerly Wettin until 1917) (3 June 1865–20 January 1936) was the last British monarch of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, changing the name to the House of Windsor in 1917. ... Prince Arthur of Connaught (Arthur Frederick Patrick Albert) (13 January 1883 - 12 September 1938) was a member of the British Royal Family, a grandson of Queen Victoria. ... The Governor General of Canada (French: Gouverneur général or Gouverneure générale) is the representative of the Canadian monarch. ...


Emerson retired to Burgess Hill, Sussex, England. He died here in 1932. Map sources for Burgess Hill at grid reference TQ3119 Burgess Hill is a town (population approx. ... Sussex is a traditional county in south-eastern England, corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: England Travel guide to England from Wikitravel English language English law English (people) List of monarchs of England – Kings of England family tree List of English people Angeln (region in northern Germany, presumably the origin of the Angles for whom England is named) UK...

Preceded by:
Silas Alexander Ramsay
Mayor of Calgary
1905-1907
Succeeded by:
Arthur Leslie Cameron

 
 

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