1948-06-04 Page 23
Pioneers Elect Officers
Ralph W. Losie, of Calgary, recently was elected president of the Alberta Chapter No. 46, Telephone Pioneers of America, at the 12th annual meeting held in Calgary.
William Mason, of Edmonton, was named vice-president; and Walter K. Evans, of Edmonton, is secretary-treasurer.
R. G. Vanderburg, retiring president, outlined the activities of the Alberta Chapter during 1947. Reports also were given by Frank Jackson, Edmonton; David Cross, Calgary; and Frank Neville, Lethbridge.
AT THE MEETING were 42 active and nine life members from Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, Lacombe, Macleod, High River, Acme and Bassano.
Directors elected include William Jamieson and C. G. Topley, Calgary; A. C. Smith, Three Hills; Keith Horne, J. P. Ogilvie, T. Robb, and George Kirkwood, Edmonton; and E. J. Elder, Cardston.
The Telephone Pioneers' organization, made up of personnel who have served 21 years or more in the telephone industry, was founded in 1911. There are 59 chapters with a membership of 122,000 in Canada and the United States.
The next annual meeting will be held in Edmonton.
Extracted by J. Kynman 2015-11-24