Patrick, Thomas Alfred
Thomas Alfred Patrick, physician, legislator (b at Ilderton, Ont 23 Dec 1864; d at North Battleford, Sask 6 Sept 1943). After graduating from Western in 1888, Patrick practised medicine and surgery in Saltcoats, Saskatchewan, until 1894 and in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, until 1939. Elected from Yorkton to the North-West Territories Assembly in 1897, he used his slogan "No Annexation of Manitoba" on campaign buttons in 1898, and won decisive re-election on a "2-province" platform in 1902. He was the first to propose the present boundaries of Saskatchewan and Alberta.