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Memorable Manitobans: Loy M. Pugh (1879-?)

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Loy M. Pugh
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Grain merchant.

Born at Dunkirk, Ohio on 13 April 1879, son of James Ashley Pugh and Jerusha M. Goodman, he attended the University of Minnesota. He worked for the Peavey Elevator Company at Minneapolis (1901-1907) before coming to Winnipeg in the latter year. He was Assistant Secretary of the British America Elevator Company (1907-1909), Secretary-Treasurer of the Security Elevator Company (1909-1912), and Vice-President and Manager of the Reliance Grain Company (1912-?). He was a member of the Manitoba Club, St. Charles Country Club, and Pine Ridge Golf Club. Around 1915, he lived in the Debary Apartments, Winnipeg. Sometime after 1923, he moved to Paris, France and later to Beverley Hills, California after which his whereabouts are unknown.

Sources:

Who's Who and Why, Volumes 6 and 7, 1915-1916, page 507.

“Society,” Winnipeg Tribune, 16 August 1927, page 6.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 October 2021

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