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Kidd

British Columbia. Railway Point
CNR, SW of Torpy River
53°43’00” N 120°58’00” W — Map 93H/10 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1983
Official in BCCanada

Kidd station was given its name during railway construction in the early 1910s.

The station might recall Stuart Kidd (1883–1957), manager of Brazeau Trading Company in Nordegg (for whom Mount Kidd in Alberta was named in 1904), or perhaps his brother John Alfred (Fred) Kidd. See comments.

References:

  • Holmgren, Eric J., and Holmgren, Patricia M. Over 2,000 place names of Alberta. Saskatoon: Western Producer, 1973