Fonds PR2141 - William Klemme fonds

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William Klemme fonds

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    • 1918-1945 (Creation)

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    0.30 m of textual material. -- 1 photograph.

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    Biographical history

    William Klemme was born in 1894, the son of William (1868-1960) and Louisa Klemme (1865-1953). He homesteaded at 24-48-9-5 near Camrose Alberta. He was a member of the Alberta Seed Grower's Association. He also served as an Officer for the Electoral Division of Stettler.

    He married Marie Asche (1911-1981) in 1934, and together they had two children: Carin (Thomas) (1935-2021) and Manfred (1939-2010).

    He died in Camrose in 1967.

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    The fonds consists of records reflecting William Klemme’s occupation as a farmer and member of the Camrose and area community. The fonds includes Membership Lists for the Seed Growers Association dating from the 1930’s and 1940’s, voter registration of the Electoral Division of Stettler from the 1930’s and 1940’s, and attendance registers for the Up to Date School District No. 2014 from 1918 to 1936.

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    In 1992, Carin Thomas, a family member of William Klemme’s, donated the material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta.


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        The material is in English.

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        Access Conditions: None

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        Includes accession PR1992.0053.

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