Series - Williams and Redavats family papers

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Williams and Redavats family papers

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  • ca. 1810 - 14 Oct. 2014 (Creation)

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1.59 m of textual records and other materials

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(14 May 1892 - 27 Sep. 1982)

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Leland "Lee" Stanford Williams was born on May 14, 1982 at Washington in Dutchess, New York. He is most known as the co-founder and principal of Weiller & Williams Co. Ltd. from December 11, 1925 up until his death on September 27, 1982 in Edmonton, Alberta. He married once to Marion Letitia Peacock on December 20, 1919, with whom he had one son, Jack Leland Redavats Williams.

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(25 Oct. 1923 - 27 Feb. 2013)

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Jack Leland Redavats (Riudavets) Williams, born on October 25, 1923 in Edmonton, Alberta as the only son of cattleman, Lee Williams. Between 1946-1949. he graduated with an honours degree in chemistry from the University of Alberta, a doctorate degree in organic chemistry from the University of Illinois, and a DuPont PhD fellowship from the University of Wisconsin. He worked in the Chemical Division at Eastman Kodak Research Laboratories for many years, eventually achieving Senior Division Head in Rochester, New York. On October 7, 1952, he married Helen Mary Quigley and had 5 children, Leland, Mark, Jack, Julie, and Janet. After separating from his wife in 1982, and a brief relationship with Ursula Krauch of Heidelberg, Germany, he spent his remaining years with life partner, Leona Pritchard from 1997 until his death on February 27, 2013 in St. Albert, Alberta.

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(1894 - 14 Sep. 1969)

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Marion Letitia Williams, nee Peacock, was born at Blackburn in Lancashire, England in 1894. She was mostly known as the wife of cattleman, Lee Williams, who she married on December 20, 1919, and had one son, Jack Leland Redavats Williams. After a long battle with cancer, she died on September 14, 1969 in Edmonton, Alberta.

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This series contains records of the Williams and Redavats family history. Redavats was originally spelled as Riudavets. Some early documents use the original spelling, however, the majority of the records use the new spelling of Redavats. It is thought that the spelling changed after the Redavats family moved to New York. Examples of records in this series include photograph albums, newspaper articles, travel journals, correspondence, etc.

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There was no specified arrangement. The archivist and archives assistant have arranged this series according to the order it was received in.

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