Wood, Henry Wise - 1951 Hall of Fame Inductee

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A native of Missouri, Mr. Wood came to Alberta in 1905. As the first president of both the United Farmers of Alberta and the Alberta Wheat Pool, Mr. Wood provided firm and decisive leadership to the farmers' cooperative movement at a critical period in its development. His honesty, clearness of purpose and forthright manner convinced critics of the justice of the western farmers' cause and assured the farmers themselves of the fairness of their cause.

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