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Woolwich and London; visited Canada in 1903 and farmed at Qu' Appelle. England for a visit and finally came to Canada in 1906, and went into mercantile business at Qu'Appelle. Regina general agent for Federal Life Insurance Co; ; afterwards General Agent for Confederation Life (district manager). Came to Swift Current, 1913, and established present business. Takes a keen interest in civic affairs and served four years as alderman in the City Council. Elected Mayor on two occasions; Hospita1 Board for two years; member of the Board of Trade; member of the Masonic Order, Past Principal Chapter Lodge; member of the Rotary Club; member Golf Club; member of the Curling Club. Presbyterian. Independent. Address, Swift Current.

 

PENNY: William, Overseer of Balcarres, 1923. Born in County Antrim, Ireland, 1865, a son of Richard and Mary (Dick) Penny. Married Elizabeth Gosden, 1914, and has three sons and four daughters. Educated at the Irish National Schools, afterwards at the Model School, Carrickfergus. The Penny family emigrated to Canada from County Antrim twenty-eight years ago and settled in the Abernethy district. Mr. Penny served an apprenticeship to Cambridge & Company, of Carrickfergus, general business;, travelled in the wholesale tea trade; moved to England, 1892, to Manchester; represented Audenshaw Paint & Varnish Co. Came to Canada in 1898, to Ontario, and farmed at Mattawa. Returned to England for eleven years, coming to Canada in 1908, to Balcarres, where he has resided ever since, farming over a thousand acres. Has been Overseer for three terms. Secretary of the School Board since 1912. Justice of the peace for many years. District director of the Saskatchewan Grain Growers for several years. Mr. Penn's son, Richard, served overseas with the 52nd Battalion, and was wounded at Courcellette; Douglass; at Vimy Ridge. Both are engaged in the teaching profession. Presbyterian. Liberal. Address, Balcarres.

 

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