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Memorable Manitobans: Larry Nicholas Licharson (1949-2017)

Businessman, community activist.

Born at Winnipeg on 15 April 1949, son of John Daniel “Jack” Licharson (c1899-1971) and Mary Shott (1924-2013), he attended Gordon Bell High School and the University of Manitoba. He founded a recruitment advertising firm and a real estate management and investment company. Active in the community, he served as Chair of the Board of the Winnipeg Aids Shelter Foundation, Manitoba Theatre for Young People, and Big Brothers of Winnipeg. He also served on the boards of the Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre, Women’s Employment Counselling Service, Immigrant Women’s Employment Counselling Service, Big Brothers and Sisters of Canada, Arthritis Society of Manitoba, Winnipeg Police Board, and American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Winnipeg Chapter). He died at Winnipeg on 30 August 2017.


Obituary [John Daniel Licharson], Winnipeg Free Press, 2 February 1972, page 32.

Obituary [Mary Shott Licharson Espersen], Winnipeg Free Press, 7 December 2013, page 47.

Police board member and city businessman dies,”Winnipeg Free Press, 1 September 2017.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 September 2017.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 September 2017

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