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Anthony Graham Shute fonds
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- Graphic material - photograph
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1917 - 1958 (Creation)
- Shute, Anthony Graham
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1 cm of textual records. - 5 photographs.
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Anthony Graham Shute was born in Lindsay Township, Bruce County, Ontario, 28 Jan 1870. He joined the police force at Owen Sound, Ontario, where he served for eight years before moving to Edmonton, Alberta, and joining the city police force in 1911.
He was promoted to sergeant on 1 Jan1912, inspector on 1 Mar 1913, Acting Chief of Police, ca. January 1920 and Chief of Police on 10 May 1920.
He was a member of the Edmonton Boxing and Wrestling Commission from ca. 1916 to 1951. He retired from the police force in 1942.
He married Sarah Ellen Rodgers on 9 Oct 1901.
Anthony Graham Shute died 14 Jan 1958.
Vera Stuart was a cousin of Sarah (Rodgers) Shute.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of documents and photographs related to Anthony Shute’s police career and activities in the Boxing and Wrestling Commission. .
File 1: Certificate of military instruction for infantry, non-commissioned officers, for Corporal A.G. Shute, 1917;
File 2: Appointment as Justice of the Peace to Anthony G. Shute, signed by Robert George Brett, Lt. Gov. of Alberta. Sept. 8, 1920 (formerly known as EA-10-3206);
File 3: Citation for Silver Jubilee, Buckingham Palace, May 6, 1935.
File 4: Letter, Anthony G. Shute to Wm. Murphy, Secretary-Treasurer, Edmonton Boxing and Wrestling Commission, January 13, 1958. (Note: given Anthony Shute’s death on January 14, 1958, this is possibly the last letter written by him).
For photograph of Anthony Shute, see EA-10-2784.
Immediate source of acquisition
This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by the Edmonton Boxing and Wrestling Commission in 1958 and by Vera Shute in 1963.
The textual material was arranged by the archivist in chronological order.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-10.
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No further accruals are expected.
Accession numbers: A63-90
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