John Chauncey Eggenberger was the first postmaster and proprieter of the first general store. It seems that he named the hamlet after his home town.
While sitting in the gallery a premier cannot exercise any legislative powers.
Prior to 1905, Alberta was part of the North-West Territories and as part of this jurisdiction was governed by the Legislative Council of the North-West Territories, composed of elected and appointed officials, led by Lieutenant-Governors of the North-West Territories until 1897, and the Premier of the North-West Territories from 1897 to 1905.
(Although Aberhart's first term as Premier was almost cut short, when a large part of his caucus showed willingness to vote against his government's budget.
But when he promised to bring in radical banking reform they were satisfied.) A leader of a party is chosen by the party, following an internal constitution unique to each party that comprises a framework to elect or appoint a leader.
Rutherford emerged from the March 1909 election leading another formidable majority, that clearly reflected the broad popular support he and his government enjoyed.
He would resign as premier 14 months later, in May 1910, after his government was implicated in the Alberta and Great Waterways Railway scandal. Shortly before the 1913 election Sifton's Liberals jammed through a controversial bill greatly expanding the size of the legislative assembly.
Under Alberta's fixed-election legislation of 2011, a general election is to be held on a day (by custom, a Monday) between March 1 and May 31 in the 4th calendar year following the most recent general election, but the premier can bindingly advise the lieutenant governor to call an election earlier than the fixed date.
An election may also happen if the governing party loses the confidence of the legislature, by the defeat of a supply bill or tabling of a confidence motion, but in Alberta's history of massive majorities in the assembly, this has not happened yet in the province's history.
At one time there was a service station, blacksmith shop and at least one other church.
Deadwood had a number of baseball teams in the 1950s and early 1960s and competed in the Mackenzie Highway Baseball League against a number of other teams in the area.
Rutherford's Liberal party was elected, with a majority of the popular vote and a majority of seats in the Legislative Assembly in the province's first election, the 1905 Alberta election.