Memorable Manitobans: George Nicholas Bass (1897-1978)
Born in Kesari Corinth, Greece on 18 February 1897, he moved to the United States in 1913 then to Canada in 1920, settling at Brandon in 1922. He was well-known as the proprietor of the Lyceum Cafe and United Grill at 33 Tenth Street until retirement in 1953. On 24 July 1924, he married Jessie Broda (1906-1979) and they had three children. He died at Brandon on 18 January 1978 and was buried in the Rosewood Memorial Gardens.
Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 January 1978, page 127.
Obituary [Jessie Bass], Brandon Sun, 27 September 1979, page 22.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 4 December 2018