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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur George Lush (1899-2001)

Community activist.

Born at London, England on 14 December 1899, he came to Canada as a young boy. His active business years were spent in association with the automotive industry and he latterly served as a manufacturer’s representative for sporting goods firms. He served as Potentate of Khartum Temple Shriners in 1943, was instrumental in the building of the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children on Wellington Crescent in 1946, and was elected President of the Midwest Shrine Association in 1955. A keen golfer, he was a member of St. Charles Country Club since 1937. He died at Winnipeg on 1 April 2001 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 April 2001.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 March 2017

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