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Aberhart, William (Bible Bill)

Born: 1878 AD
Died: 1943 AD, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Correspondents, Politicial Adviser, Prime Ministers


1878 - Born on the 30th of December in Kippen, Ontario.

1902 - He married Jessie Flatt, with whom he had two daughters.

1905 - He taught public school in several areas in Southern Ontario, including Wingham
          and Brantford, and was appointed Principal of Brantford Central Public School.

1910 - He accepted a position as principal of Alexandra School in Calgary, Alberta.

1911 - He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.

1918 - He began a Bible study group in Calgary, Alberta which grew steadily year-by-year.

1927 - He was appointed Dean of the newly-founded Calgary Prophetic Bible Institute.

1932 - He lobbied for the governing political party, the United Farmers of Alberta, to adopt
           these theories.

1935 - He won the provincial election by a landslide with over 54% of the popular vote.

1938 - His government eventually gained a foothold in the province's financial industry by
           creating the Alberta Treasury Branches.

1940 - His government was re-elected, although with only about 43% of the vote.

1943 - He died on the 23rd of May during a visit to Vancouver, British Columbia.


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