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Memorable Manitobans: Keith Lewis (1926-2014)

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Accountant, publisher.

Born at Winnipeg in 1926, son of Cora and Wallace Lewis, he attended Daniel McIntyre Collegiate and Brandon College then returned to Winnipeg. After marriage in 1951, he returned to Brandon where he worked as an accountant and was later Vice-President of the Brandon Sun. He left the newspaper in 1968 to return to accounting work. After a corporate merger, he moved to Toronto, Ontario in 1986 and retired in 1991. He served on the board of the Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba, Brandon General Hospital, and Brandon Chamber of Commerce, and was a member of the Kinsmen and Rotary Club. He died at Toronto, Ontario on 23 August 2014.

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Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 September 2014.

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 October 2014

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