Collection 996-014 - Ada Bedard collection

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Ada Bedard collection

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  • Graphic material

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  • 1962 (Creation)

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2 photographs : b&w

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Biographical history

Ada Bedard (nee Elliot) was born 1923 to George Elliot and Frances ("Sis") Mary Elliot (nee Ambler) in Pathlow, Saskatchewan. She attended public and high school in Pathlow. After graduation, Ada took teachers training at Regina Normal School. In July of 1944, she married Joshua ("Joby") Bedard, with whom she had three children: Brian (1947), Gerald (1949), and Jean Anne (1954). Joby was born 1913 in Marcelin, Saskatchewan. He attended school at Carmel, Saskatchewan and St. Brieux, Saskatchewan, and completed his education at the Harrisville School. He farmed until 1943, when he joined the RCAF. He resumed farming after being discharged. Joby served as councillor for Division 3 of the R.M. of Flett's Springs for 26 years, was a municipal representative on the Melfort Union Hospital Board for 19 years, served on the St. Breux Credit Union board for 19 years, and is a charter member of the Pathlow Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion #344. Ada is also a member of the Pathlow Legion Auxiliary.

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The collection contains one black and white photograph of a large group of people standing outside the "Old Time Curling Club" in Melfort Saskatchewan. The photograph was taken in 1962, and was part of Ada and Joby Bedard's personal collection.

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Item donated by Ada Bedard to Melfort & District Museum.


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Digitized version in on-site database.

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No restrictions.

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Copyright: Public Domain

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