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Memorable Manitobans: Mervyn “Mickey” Levine (c1920-2005)

Community activist.

Born at Duluth, Minnesota, he served in the Army during the Second World War then worked as a big-band leader and record store owner. Later moving to Winnipeg, he was General Manager of the International Inn Hotel and Convention Centre. He was a founding member and President of Winnipeg’s Variety Club, President of the Winnipeg Convention Centre, and President of Manitoba’s Gull Harbour Lodge. In 1980, he was given a good citizenship award by Lieutenant-Governor Bud Jobin. He died at his home at Tamarac, Florida on 4 April 2005.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 April 2005, page 24.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 January 2011

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