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L: Helen Mary Turpin (b. 1904 in Medicine Hat, NWT; d. 2002 in Seattle, WA) -- AMS Secretary during Great Trek. Her future husband...
R: John Allen Grant (b. in Winnipeg, Man.; d. in Seattle, WA) -- AMS President during Great Trek.
As a member of UBC's delegation that petitioned the BC Legislature in the school's successful bid to obtain the UBC Endowment Lands, his eloquent speech earned him the title of "Jack The Giant Killer" in one Vancouver newspaper.
Information courtesy of William H. Turpin (B ED UBC 1969), nephew of Jack and Helen Grant