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1949 - 1952 (Creation)
- Parsons, Sidney
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Sidney Parsons was born in Devon, England around 1893. He moved with his parents to New Jersey, where he worked as a brick layer, then a contractor. He moved to Edmonton in 1910.
Sidney Parsons ran unsuccessfully for Council in 1931, 1932, and 1934. He then ran as a Labour candidate in the 1935 Provincial election, but lost again. He was elected as an Alderman in 1938, then re-elected in 1940, 1942, 1944, 1946, and 1948. He stepped down midway through his final term as Alderman to run for Mayor, and was elected in 1949. He ran for Mayor again in 1951, but was defeated by William Hawrelak.
Sidney Parsons was active in the labour movement, and served as President of the Edmonton Trades and Labour Council from 1941 to 1945. He was also involved in the Ex-Servicemen’s Association, the Montgomery Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, and was a member of the Edmonton Hospital Board.
Sidney Parsons passed away in Edmonton in 1955.
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The series consists of permits issued by the Mayor's Office.
- File 1 -Licenses: Permits issued from the Mayor's Office (December 1949 - January 1952)
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This material was transferred to the City of Edmonton Archives by City administration sometime in the 1970s.
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