James and Mary McMahon were married in 1923 in Taber and settled in Coalhurst when James was an electrician at the mine.
James was born in Scotland and came to Taber just before W.W. 1. He enlisted and went back overseas. Upon his return he worked at the Taber mine, then moved to Coalhurst in 1922. He loved playing soccer and played on several teams, lastly the captain of the Supina Team.
Mary was born in B.C. and upon completion of High School moved to Taber to live with an Aunt and worked at the Bank of Commerce.
They had a daughter born in 1926 and a son born in 1931. The family move into Lethbridge in 1938.
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