"Happy Jack" Jackson's diary, April 15-30, 1915
Glenbow Archives

"Happy Jack" Jackson was a man of few words, but with pithy and poignant remarks such as those above, he recorded the events of his life. Happy Jack came to Alberta from North Dakota in 1903, and homesteaded on part of the old Mexico Ranch in southeastern Alberta, where he remained for the rest of his life. He never married, and must have lead a lonely existence at his isolated home. He faithfully kept diaries from 1908 until his death in 1942.

Please visit other diaries featured on the Glenbow Archives web pages: Sophie Puckette's diary.

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