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Masonic fraternity. Member Wa-Wa Temple, Mystic Shrine. Life member Saskatchewan Grain Growers' Assn. Came to Canada from Sweden, 1903, and took up a homestead near where the village of Buchanan is now situated; has resided in Buchanan since coming to Canada. Elected member of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly, June 26th, 1917, by largest majority in the Province. Re-elected 1921. He is a Protestant and a Liberal.

 

 

GLENN: Colonel Joseph, farmer, Indian Head. Born at Owen Sound, Grey Co., 1860, son of William and Nancy (Currie) Glenn. Married Christina Gordon, 1886, and has three sons and four daughters. Col. Glenn's son, Donald, joined the air force and served on coast defence. Was killed at Ramsgate.

 

Co1. Glenn came west in 1879, to Winnipeg, where he worked with the railroad and at lumbering. Came to Indian Head in 1882, where he homesteaded. On the outbreak of the North-west Rebellion, in 1885, he enlisted as a teamster, with transport service. Transferred as dispatch rider and served throughout rebellion in this capacity, receiving medal and clasp, the only one issued for this branch of the service. Carried many important messages, riding through enemy's country; carried General Middleton's messages for eleven nights, Fish Creek to Clark's Crossing, nearest point of telegraph. Also carried messages the three nights of the Batoche engagement. It was for this service he was awarded medal and clasp.

 

 

Mentioned in dispatches, Was dispatch rider at Fort Pitt, carrying messages from Loon Lake, where the enemy had assembled in large numbers. General Steele here engaged enemy and dispersed them. (Complimented by - General Steele for valuable services rendered.) After the Rebellion Colonel Glenn resumed farming, which he gradually increased until he has become one of the largest landowners in the district (16,00O acres). Co1. Glenn always took an active

 

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