Series 1 - Paul Norris

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Paul Norris

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CA EDM RG-15-1

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  • 1975 - 1983, predominant 1978 - 1983 (Creation)
    Norris, Paul

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2.75 m of textual records

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Administrative history

Paul Norris was an Edmonton alderman from 1977-1983. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on April 9, 1926, Paul Norris graduated with a Bachelor of Science in geology from St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia in 1950 and an engineering diploma from University of Alberta in 1953. He worked as a geologist in Calgary, then attended law school for two years. In 1955 he established his own company, Norris Holdings, which acted as a holding company for Bench Advertisers Limited, Edmonton Bus Shelter Advertising, and Edmonton Sign Shop.

Norris was active in many associations and societies including serving as the financial chairman of the Edmonton Opera Association (1977); regional director, Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta (1968-1977); member of the University of Alberta Senate (1977-1980); founding member, Royal Glenora Club; and a member of the Edmonton Petroleum Club. He was an unsuccessful provincial Progressive Conservative candidate in 1967. Paul Norris passed away in 2013.

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Scope and content

This series contains records created by Paul Norris while serving as an Alderman in the City of Edmonton. The majority of the records are alphabetical subject files of correspondence and council inquiries. There are also several boxes of correspondence with his constituents arranged chronologically. Some issues included in the constituents' correspondence also appear in the subject files.

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This material was transferred to the City of Edmonton Archives by the Office of the Councillors in 1993.


Some reports were assigned item numbers withy the prefix GP.

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  • English

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File list available online.

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No further accruals are expected.

General note

This series contains government reports which were removed from the textual documents and included in the government reports library.

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Accession number: A93-66

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City of Edmonton Archives

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  • Box: RG Room
  • Shelf: Library