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Robert Kingsep

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Robert (Bob) is a grandson of Henry and Emilie Kingsep, the first Estonian pioneers to homestead in Alberta. . Bob attended high school in Eckville and continued his education in Edmonton, establishing a career as a computer systems analyst.

As a descendant of Alberta’s first Estonian pioneers, Bob was invited to co-host the 1999 Alberta Estonian Centennial celebrations in Stettler. Inspired by the events in Stettler Bob became an active member of the Alberta Estonian Heritage Society and became president of the newly formed organization in 2007.

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