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Aberhart, William

Born: 1878 AD
Died: 1943 AD

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.