Below is a list of individuals from Alberta who have had a substantial impact on Canada’s Industrial History. All information for these individuals can be found by clicking on their name; you will be redirected to Park’s Canada’s website.
Albright, William Donald. Beaverlodge, AB. Albright made significant contributions to western agriculture.
Burns, Patrick. 10 St. N.W., Calgary, AB. Burns developed one of the biggest meat packing firms in the world. He promoted mixed farming, ranching, and processing industries.
Cross, Alfred Ernest. Nanton, AB. Cross is recognized as an entrepreneur in ranching, brewing, oil, and gas.
Lawrence, Sheridan. Grounds of the Anglican Cathedral, Peace River, AB. Lawrence and family helped push the frontier of agriculture and community life.
Magrath, Charles Alexander. 910 4th Ave. S., Lethbridge, AB. Magrath was a partner of Sir A.T. Galt, a pioneer of industrial enterprises.
Noble, Charles Sherwood. Nobleford, AB. Noble worked with the Dominion Experimental Farm; invented the Noble Blade, and his implement company became one of the largest of its kind in Alberta.
Wood, Henry Wise. 20 Roundup Way South-East, Calgary, AB. Founder of the prairie wheat pools and president of the United Farmers of Alberta, 1916-1931.