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Alberta: Facts and Figures
Alberta: Facts and Figures
Area 255,285 sq mi. Capital Edmonton. Population 3,645,257. Date Entered Confederation September 1, 1905. Origin of Name Named for Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, a daughter of Queen Victoria and the wife of the Canadian Governor-General.
Alberta in 1958
Alberta in 1958
Alberta in 1960
Alberta in 1960
The Social Credit Party under Premier E.C. Manning enjoyed a sweeping victory at the polls on June 18, 1959. The composition of the Alberta Legislature in 1960 had the Social Credit Party holding 61 of 65 seats.
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