Alexander Cameron Rutherford
Alexander Cameron Rutherford KC was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He served as the first premier of Alberta from 1905 to 1910. Rutherford House, his home, and Jasper National Park’s Mount Rutherford are named in his honour. His home was opened as a museum in 1973.
About Alexander Cameron Rutherford in brief
Alexander Cameron Rutherford KC was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He served as the first premier of Alberta from 1905 to 1910. Rutherford was born in Ormond, Canada West, on his family’s dairy farm. He moved with his family to the North-West Territories in 1895. After leaving politics, he continued his law practice and his involvement with a wide range of community groups. He became chancellor of the University of Alberta, whose earlier founding had been a personal project, and stayed in that position until he died of a heart attack. Rutherford House, his home, and Jasper National Park’s Mount Rutherford are named in his honour, and his home was opened as a museum in 1973. The Rutherford House Museum is open to the public and is located in Strathcona, Alberta, just across the North Saskatchewan River from Edmonton. It is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, and from 9pm to 11pm, Saturday and Sunday. For more information on the Rutherford House museum, visit: http://www.strathconasurvory.com/rutherford-museum.html. The museum is also located in the town of Strath Cona, near Edmonton, and is open on weekdays from 8am to 10pm. For confidential support call the Samaritans in the UK on 08457 90 90 90, visit a local Samaritans branch or see www.samaritans.org for details.
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