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Memorable Manitobans: George Nicholas Bass (1897-1978)

Restauranteur.

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.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Campbell Building / Bass Building (29-33 Tenth Street, Brandon)

Sources:

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

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