Eide, Arnold Jackson

Arnold Eide was the third of four children of Johannes “John” Eide and Agnes Hagen. His father came to the Peace Region from Norway, and his mother came from North Dakota. They raised their family in the La Glace – Northfield area. His siblings were: Morley, Doris, and Donald. Arnold joined the Army at a young age, was married, and had one son. In 1945 Arnold was one of the people instrumental is starting the Credit Union in La Glace, and he served on the first Board of Directors . Later the family moved to Edmonton where Arnold worked as a carpenter. Arnold passed away in December 1998 in Edmonton at age 73.

Source: La Glace Yesterday and Today: picture in uniform p. 313, family story p. 236, Credit Union story pp. 45-47
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