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|Louis P. McNamee
Louis P. McNamee began farming near Kelvington, Saskatchewan, in 1905 after having been a railway worker and an active trade unionist. McNamee was firmly convinced of the need for organization if the common people were to achieve any measure of economic justice. He once complained that one of the farmersí problems was that they were "organized to the same strength as temperance beer, or about 2 percent."
His impatience with the slow pace of change led him to help found the Farmers Union of Canada in 1921. He was chosen President of the new Union at the first annual convention in 1922.
McNamee was a staunch advocate of the need for farmers to gain control of the sale of their own produce in order to obtain a just price. He and other leaders of the Farmersí Union were instrumental in bringing the great American co-operator, Aaron Sapiro, to Saskatchewan to lead the struggle for the organization of the Wheat Pool, now the largest producer co-operative in the world.
Because of efforts like this on behalf of farmers, the FUC grew to become the most important educational and agitational organization in the agrarian community. In 1926 it became part of the United Farmers of Canada (Sask. Section) following amalgamation with the Saskatchewan Grain Growers Association.
"Nominated for the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame
by the National Farmers Union, 1972."