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Unity

Unity, Saskatchewan, Canada

Town Of Unity

Located on Section 18, Township 40, Range 22, W3

Latitude- 52º 26' 32“ N
Longitude- 109º 9' 27” W

Unity is a Town with a population of almost 2200.

Unity is located at the intersection of Highway 14 and Highway 21,
and the intersection of the CNR and CPR main rail lines.


Unity CP North Train Station, ca 1924

Railroad reached Unity in 1909


Bird's Eye View of Unity, ca 1924


Main St View, ca 1924


Houses in Unity, ca 1924

Unity Public School


School ca 1924


School Staff ca 1924

Pictures above contributed by C. Brace, Mar 2013
from Norman L. McLeod Photo collection.
Mr. Brace is a relative of Norman Leslie McLeod
b- 1892
d- 1949
MPP / MLA for Estevan Souris, and for Bromhead in the 30's and 40's.

Post Office History
Name of Office: Unity

Federal Electoral District: Kindersley (SK)
Office Opened - Apr 1, 1909

Postmaster Information:

Name of Postmaster Military
Status
Date of Birth Date of
Appointment
Date of
Vacancy
Cause of Vacancy
Ira James Crittenden 1909-04-01 1912-09-24 Dismissal, Political Partisanship
James E. Allan 1912-11-04 1916 Death
Jens Martin Jensen 1918-04-15 1950-02-26 Retirement, Death
Martin Omar Matheson 1950-02-14 Acting
Charles Edward Ford OAS 1952-04-01 Acting
Charles Edward Ford OAS 1953-04-01 1955-02-14
Frederick Clarence Morris 1955-02-03 Acting
Lawrence Stanley Halstead OAS 1955-10-01 Acting
Lawrence Stanley Halstead OAS 1956-11-01 1983-11-07
Mrs. Jean P. Frost 1983-11-08 1984-07-30 Temporary, Transferred
Joe William Lyons 1985-01-11

Disclaimer- This reproduction is NOT represented as an official version of the materials reproduced,
nor as having been made in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the National Archives of Canada.
The source of this material is the National Archives of Canada

First Postmaster- Ira James Crittenden
b- Feb 1868 in ON
wife- Adeline Crittenden, nee ?
b- Mar 1873, in ON
son- Stanley Crittenden
b- July 1902, in ON
daughter- Hazel Crittenden
b- July 1904, in ON
daughter- Mary Crittenden
b- Feb 1911, in SK

Ira homesteaded NE 22-41-22, Feb 8, 1907

James E. Allan
b- Mar 1861 in ON
d- 1916
Baptist, Teacher in the Public School in 1911

Jens Martin Jensen
b- Apr 27, 1880

External Links
Not my sites, links may or may not work in the future

Town of Unity
http://www.townofunity.com/

Unity and District Heritage Museum
http://www.townofunity.com/recreation_attractions/unity_district_heritage_museum.html




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