Fonds PR2394 - Alan Stewart Fitzsimmons fonds

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Alan Stewart Fitzsimmons fonds

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    • 1943 (Creation)

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    Alan Stewart Fitzsimmons was born 19 October, 1923 in Edmonton to Nathaniel Stewart and Enid Alice (neé Campbell) Fitzsimmons. The family lived in the Old Strathcona district of Edmonton until Nathaniel Stewart's death in 1933. After his death, the family relocated to the Elk Point, Alberta area. In 1940, the family returned to Edmonton and Alan completed his schooling at Scona High.

    After high school, Alan worked for a bank. In 1943, Alan enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). While serving with the RCAF, Alan took basic training at #1 Manning Depot in Toronto, Ontario and further training at #11 Equipment Depot in Calgary, Alberta. From late 1943 to 1946, Alan served in the accounting field in Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, the Alaska Highway, and Edmonton. After the war, Alan returned to school and graduated with a Bachelor's of Commerce Degree in 1951. Alan then worked briefly with a mortgage and loan company and then with the Government of Alberta until his retirement In 1978.

    He married Jean McCartney in 1956, and together they had four children: Bruce, Robert, Brenda (Turnell) and Beverly (Haverstock). In 1996, Alan passed away.

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    The fonds consists of a circuit photograph featuring the soldiers of the # 11 Equipment Depot, Royal Canadian Air Force in Calgary, Alberta, reflecting Alan Stewart's Fitzsimmons' military career.

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    In 2000, Alan Stewart Fitzsimmons' wife, Jean Fitzsimmons, donated the material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta


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        The material is in English.

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        Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from the accession file at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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        Includes accession PR2000.0105.

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