Duggan School

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Duggan School

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The opening ceremony took place in 1972. Duggan school was named after the residential neighborhood it was constructed in, Duggan, which was named after John Joseph Duggan. In 1891, John Joseph Duggan moved to Strathcona and established a lumber yard. He was a member of the first council of the Town of Strathcona in 1899, and served two periods as mayor, 1902-1903 and 1908-1910. During the second period he participated in negotiations for the amalgamation of Edmonton and Strathcona. In 1906, Duggan purchased a half section of farmland south of Strathcona, adding an adjacent parcel in 1929. This land later became known as the subdivision of Duggan.


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10616 36a Avenue

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Record created August 5, 2022.
Record revised August 10, 2022.


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Naming Edmonton by City of Edmonton.
A Century and Ten by M.A. Kostek.

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Record created by Kassandra Milette.
Record revised by Kassandra Milette.

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