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Firm: J. A. Cawston and Associates

Address: 2020 101 Street SW

Date of final plans: June 1964

Status: demolished in 2016

Buzz Fenerty's house was located on an estate lot west of the city at the south-east corner of 17 Avenue and 101 Street. The house was built on a hill and had a spectacular, uninterrupted view west to the mountains. The house is a simple bungalow with a walk-out basement and attached garage at basement level. On the main floor there is one bedroom and a den, and in the basement there are two bedrooms and a rumpus room. The master bedroom on the main floor juts out and includes large picture windows.

The house was demolished in May 2016 to make way for the Southwest Ring Road, which now runs approximately where the walkout patio was.



Robert Lloyd Doull "Buzz" Fenerty (1911–1999) was born in Halifax on 15 March 1911 to Lloyd Hamilton Fenerty (1883–1977) and Hilda Constance Doull (18??–1949). Fenerty grew up in Calgary. In 1931 he graduated Bachelor of Arts at the University of Alberta, and in 1933 he graduated Bachelor of Laws from the same school. That year he became a Rhodes Scholar and moved to England to study at University College Oxford, where he received his Bachelor of Civil Law in 1936. On 18 June 1934 he was called to the Alberta Bar. Returning to Calgary upon graduation, on 10 November 1937 he married Muriel Edith Sturgeon (1909–2001). Fenerty spent his career as the senior partner in the firm Fenerty & Co. He served terms as the President of the Law Society of Alberta, Oxford Foundation of Canada, and Honourable Order of the Blue Goose. Fenerty was a member of the Petroleum Club, Ranchmen's Club, Glencoe Club, and Calgary Golf and Country Club.

Robert and Edith had three sons: Michael, Ronald, and Brian. Fenerty died on 10 April 1999 at age 88.

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