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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur Thomas “Art” Moug (1926-2003)

Municipal official, MLA (1969-1973), MLA (1973-1977).

Born at Winnipeg on 19 September 1926, son of William Moug (1881-1936) and Annie Moug (1887-1983), he served as Mayor of Charleswood (1966-1971) and in 1969 was elected Conservative MLA for Charleswood, being re-elected in 1973. He did not stand for re-election in 1977. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion (Branch 100), Masons (Charleswood Lodge No. 163), Khartum Shriners, and Charleswood Historical Society. He received the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal (1977). In 1980 he moved to Grande Prairie, Alberta where he operated the firm S.O.S. Safety. He died there on 16 July 2003.

Sources:

Death registration [William Moug], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary [Annie Moug], Winnipeg Free Press, 29 August 1983, page 39.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 July 2003, page B8.

“They will never be forgotten,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2003, pages A6-7.

We thank Oliver Bernuetz for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 August 2020

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