Beder, E. A. (Edward Arthur), 1895-1978

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Beder, E. A. (Edward Arthur), 1895-1978

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Edward Arthur Beder (1895-1978), political activist and author, was born in London, England in 1895 and subsequently emigrated to Canada where he established himself in business. In 1932, he became involved with the founders of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), at a time when he was writing for the 'Canadian forum'. He served as chairman of the Organization Committee for Ontario, organized the CCF Club in Toronto and other parts of the province and served as Vice-President of the first Ontario Provincial Council of the CCF. Beder also served as Secretary of the Canadian League Against War and Fascism and was Secretary of the Socialist Party of Canada (Ontario Section). Beder also lectured for the Workers' Education Alliance.


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2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM
2020/03/31 Elizabeth Corbett-Nicholson. Last updated.
2020/03/31 Elizabeth Corbett-Nicholson. Added VIAF.


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