Alice was active in several women's organizations including the suffrage movement the Calgary Council of Women and the YWCA she became the first woman in Canada and the British Empire to be appointed to a court.
At 70 years old, Annie Davidson. Widow an mother, helped build Calgary's first public library. Mrs Davidson and the Calgary Women's Literary Club were the first champions of the public library cause in Calgary. She gathered support for Alberta's first public library and obtained the financial donation from the Carnegie Foundation.
Adelaide and her husband were Calgary's first European settlers. In between raising six children, tending livestock and offering room and board for travelers, she also provided vital, emotional support to the women who arrived at the settlement. Her services as a midwife earned her the nickname "Grandmother of Midnapore”.
Through her love of and dedication to the arts, Barbara established the leighton art centre in Alberta and inspired many to pursue their artistic dreams she received the Alberta achievement award for her contribution to Alberta's arts the Leighton art centre continues to be a valuable learning resource for children and adults alike.