Bio/Historical Note: Calvin Tallis was born near Borden, Saskatchewan, in 1930. He attended elementary school at Halcyonia, Saskatchewan. He took his high school training through correspondence until the last half of Grade 12 when he attended school in Borden. He took teacher training and taught in rural schools for two years (1947-48 and 1948-49). He then went on to study at the University of Saskatchewan, earning an MA in 1952 and a LLB in 1954. Tallis was admitted to the Saskatchewan bar in 1955 and the British Columbia bar in 1973. He was licensed to practice law in the North West Territories in 1975. Tallis was a partner in the law firm of Goldenberg, Taylor and Tallis in Saskatoon prior to his appointment to the Supreme Courts and Appeal Courts of the North West Territories and Yukon Territory in 1976. He ceased being a justice of the Supreme Courts in 1981 when he accepted an appointment to the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, but continued as Deputy Judge of the two Supreme Courts until his retirement from all Courts on his 75th birthday in 2005.
Team photograph of the winners of Grand Challenge and Citizen Trophy from Humboldt, Saskatchewan. Members of the team - left to right: F. Heidgerken, J.M. Crerar, B. Crerar, O. L. Aronsen. All four are holding corn brooms.
Bio/historical note: Curtis William Tarr (1924- 2013) was an American academic best known for his role in the reform of the Selective Service System—in particular, of the draft lottery, which had been criticized for being insufficiently random. Tarr also served as the seventh dean of the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, and as the twelfth president of Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin.