William Milton Edwards

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William Milton Edwards was commissioned as an Alberta Land Surveyor on January 17, 1911. He should not be confused with Professor William Muir Edwards who obtained his commission a few years later.

William Milton Edwards practiced in Lethbridge. He passed away in 1964. His son, Milton C. Edwards, wrote the following letter to ALSA Registrar Jack Holloway:

Just a note to let you know how much I appreciated talking to you by telephone from Lethbridge recently while I was there for the funeral of my father.

In case anyone should enquire, all of my father's field notes, plans and survey business records have been turned over to Mr. Dalton Martin, 3714 South Parkside Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, who is, I understand, an ALS, and who has been in private practice in Lethbridge for only the last year or so. This seemed to be a more attractive alternative to destroying records which took the best part of a life time to accumulate, and which might be of some use to another land surveyor.

During our telephone conversation you made a suggestion as to whom I should write concerning my Dad's "standard tape" which he used for checking his working tapes. For the life of me I can't remember who it was, and I can't locate the note that I thought I made at the time. I would very much appreciate if you could find time to drop me a line with the name and address of the person to whom I should write.

If I appear somewhat persistent in the matter of this standard tape it is only because my father was so particular about taking good care of it, and because I distinctly remember him saying that these tapes were registered by serial number and must eventually be returned to the issuing authority. So any help you can give me in this regard will be very much appreciated.

Yours very sincerely,

Milton C. Edwards