Calgary Herald

1953-05-22 Page 18


Knights Name New Officers 

Frank J. Trainor, Calgary, was elected state deputy of the Alberta State Council of the Knights of Columbus at the annual meeting held recently in Red Deer. He succeeds Walter B. Cranley, Lethbridge.
Other officers of the organization are: State secretary, J. O. Pilon, Edmonton; state treasurer, Dr. L. J. Patterson, Red Deer; state warden, J. M. McKenna, Medicine Hat; state advocate, Armand Lord, St. Paul; state program chairman, T. E. McKenna, Calgary; state publicity chairman, Henry J. Roche, Edmonton and state membership chairman, J. E. Enright, Edmonton.
THE MEMBERSHIP of the organization has increased by 200 in the past year to 3,000. There are 21 councils established in the province.
Forty delegates from Milk River in the southern part of the province to Falher and Fairview in the north attended the Red Deer meet. Discussion was given to the establishment of a Knights of Columbus Catholic scholarship foundation for Alberta. The group also went on record as opposing the sale of "suggestive and indecent literature" on public news stands.
The 71st annual meeting if the supreme council, Knights of Columbus, will be held in St. Paul , Minnesota, on Aug. 18, 19 and 20.Alberta will be represented by Mr. Trainor, Mr. Cranley and L. Killorne, Edmonton.

Extracted by J. Kynman 2014-11-01