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Cameron, Elizabeth Gow - 1973
Campbell, Edward McAlpine -1993
Campbell, Constantine Alberga - 1999
Carlson, Armenia - 1982
Catley, William Norman - 1974
Christensen, David Albert - 2011
Clark, Herbert Ross -1992
Colley, Ann -1993
Cooper, George - Mitchell 1983
Cooper, George ADJ - 2017
Cooper, William - 2000
Copeland, William James - 2008
Copeland, Alma Jean - 2007
Craig, Burton MacKay - 2001
Cram, William Hugh - 1997
Crawford, Lloyd Brooks - 1988
Crawford, Roy Douglas - 1998

Portrait

George Cooper

George Cooper, purebred livestock breeder and agricultural leader, was born at Buffalo Harte, Illinois, June 12, 1903. He came with his family to a farm near Moose Jaw in 1908.

Following his early education in the Davey district he attended the School of Agriculture at the University of Saskatchewan for three years, graduating in 1923.

In his breeding program on his farm, he concentrated on Percheron horses and Shorthorn cattle and achieved success in the show ring with both. He showed Percherons at western fairs, and the Toronto Royal Winter Fair five times. In 1949-50 he had the grand champion homebred Percheron. He judged heavy horses at Edmonton, Brandon, Saskatoon, and several ìClass B"""""""" fairs. He helped organize the first Moose Jaw baby beef club and holds a 15 year award for 4-H club work.

He served as director of the Moose Jaw Agricultural Society beginning in 1930 and was president in 1951-52. He was director of the Moose Jaw Exhibition for more than 12 years and president in 1955-56. Beginning in 1974, he served as director of the Saskatchewan Agricultural Societies Association. He was on the board of the Moose Jaw Co-operative Association for 22 years and served on the Burdick Wheat Pool committee for 25 years, part of that time as chairman.

George Cooper was a director of the Saskatchewan Livestock Board for 24 years, also served as president, and was presented with their honor scroll in 1968. He was a director and president of the Saskatchewan Percheron Association and of the Saskatchewan Horse Breeders Association. He was also a director of the Canadian Percheron Association, and the Saskatchewan and Canadian Shorthorn Associations.

He is an honorary life member of the Moose Jaw Agricultural Society on whose board he served for 35 years. In 1974 he was named honorary life member of the Saskatchewan Agricultural Societies Association. He was named farmer of the year by the Moose Jaw Chamber of Commerce in 1951.

In the community he served as councillor and several terms as reeve of the Rural Municipality of Moose Jaw. He was trustee and chairman of the rural school board and served on the boards of both the Moose Jaw Union Hospital and the Providence Hospital.

"Nominated for the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame, 1983 by the
Moose Jaw Agricultural Society, the Rural Municipality of Moose Jaw No. 161, the
Saskatchewan Shorthorn Association and the Saskatchewan Horse Breeders Association."

 

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