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Adam James Davidson fonds
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1916; 1919 (Creation)
- Adam James Davidson
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0.5 cm of textual records.
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Adam James Davidson was born in Galt, ON in 1864. He worked as a farmer and teamster in Ontario and became Superintendent of Public Works in Galt before moving to Edmonton, AB in 1912, after a brief period in Calgary AB. He operated a real estate firm in partnership with George D. Robertson, ca. 1912-1922 and operated a coal mine in the Beverly district, ca. 1918-1928. He began raising purebred Holstein-Friesian dairy cattle east of the Highlands district in Edmonton and was president of the Provincial Holstein Friesian Breeders' Association. He married Delle ?, ca. 1892 and they had five children. He died July 15, 1945.
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Scope and content
This fonds consists of a Bank of British North America promissory note from E.V. Creed? To Robertson and Davidson Limited, October 4, 1916; and a Bank of British North America promissory note from Glen Wilson to A.J. Davidson, July 7, 1919.
Immediate source of acquisition
This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Bob McClure in 1976.
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- The material is in English.
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File list available online via archivesphotos.edmonton.ca
Record No. MS-98<br><br>
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- Davidson, Adam James (Subject)