History: “Charlie” Knox – Pioneer Western Canadian Stockman

Reprinted from the October 1950
 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

“Charlie” Knox – Pioneer Western Canadian Stockman
By Guy Weadick, High River, Alta.

‘Probably no other individual had more to do with the early development and creation of interest in markets for the open range Western Canadian livestock industry than did “Charlie” Knox, whose activities in that field extended from 1883, when he first hit the Alberta range direct from his native Ireland, until he retired in Winnipeg in 1937 and went to Vancouver, British Columbia, where he still lives.’

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