Fonds paa-8194 - A.M. Brownlee

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A.M. Brownlee

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PAA paa-8194

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  • 1929 (Creation)
    Brownlee, A.M.

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3 photographs

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Alan Marshall Brownlee was the son of Florence Agnes (Edy) and John Edward Brownlee, who were married on December 23, 1912; he had one brother, John Edy. John Edward Brownlee was a dominant figure in the United Farmers of Alberta and following the resignation of Premier Greenfield, John E. Brownlee was appointed Premier of Alberta effective November 23, 1925 until his resignation effective July 10, 1934. Both John Edward and Alan practiced law, for a time together as the firm Brownlee and Brownlee. John Edward Brownlee died July 15, 1961. Alan continued to practice law, and had a long-term partnership with Gareth Fryett as the firm Brownlee and Fryett.

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The fonds consists of a photograph of Prime Minister Mackenzie King and Alberta Premier John E. Brownlee at the signing of the agreement transferring control of natural resources from the Federal government to the Provincial government, December 14, 1929, and an original and a copy by telephoto process of John E. Brownlee.

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A.M. Brownlee deposited the records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1983.


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  • The material is in English.

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Access Conditions: None. Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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Information for the biographical sketch is from the Legislature Library publication The Honourable John E. Brownlee, 1925-34, <a href="" target="_blank"></a>, accessed December 7, 2004 and from the <em>Henderson's Edmonton, Alberta, City Directory</em>. One of the photographs can be located in the A file of the Provincial Archives of Alberta reference prints under the number A.10,924.<br><br>Record No. Fonds consists of the following accessions: PR1983.0116<br><br>

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