Fonds 1988.226 - CHARLES TURNER fonds

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CA CPA 1988.226

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  • 1910-1975 (Creation)

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13 photographs

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Charles Turner (1912-1995) was a farmer who built many of the houses, barns, sheds and granaries in the Wellwood, Manitoba area. He was born to Cora (O'Connell) and Cyrus Oswald Turner near Wellwood and had brothers Jack and Franklin. Turner married Norah Emma Graham in 1940 and they had George, Mike, Patrick, Chris, Bill, and Emma Jane. He was educated at Wellwood Consolidated School. Turner joined the Royal Canadian Air Force between 1943-1946. Prior to joining the RCAF he worked for the Royal Bank, farmed, and worked as a carpenter. After World War II, Turner resumed his building trade. He ran for political office several times under the banner of the Social Credit Party. Turner retired in 1987. Further biographical information is unknown.

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Records have been presented to the Carberry Plains Archives in 1988 by the [Carberry Plains Museum].

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Fonds consists of 12 black and white photographs showing the Wellwood Baseball Team (1957, 1967), the Thistles Baseball Team, men building a hen house (1924), Wellwood threshing outfits (1912), a sawing bee (1910), Wellwood Girl's Hockey Tea, (1974-1975), a men's hockey team (1958), the Hazel Grove Baseball Team, and a boy's hockey team.

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