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Sharing the story of Leroy Allen Thorssen

50 years of memories

Leroy Allen Thorssen was Board Chair at the University of Alberta from 1967 - 1970, during the time the University of Calgary gained autonomy from UofA. His daughter, Linda Abercrombie, shares her memories of her father during that important time in UCalgary's history. 

Linda Abercrombie, Daughter of Leroy Allen Thorssen - UCalgary50

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