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GRAND MASTERS OF BC
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Angus McKeown
MOST WORSHIPFUL GRAND MASTER, 1890-1891
[Angus McKeown] Savannah Photo, Victoria.
1849-1935
Angus McKeown came to British Columbia in 1885, where he entered the employ of the Ames Holden Shoe Factory, became superintendent, and later purchased the firm. He operated it for several years and then sold it in order to start a wholesale leather business, which he carried on until 1934, when he retired. He took an active interest in public affairs in Victoria serving for one year on the School Board of the City, and for three years as alderman.1 .
A native of Belleville, Ontario,
3 . and a member and Past Master of the Bellevue Lodge, No. 123,4 . Bro. McKeown affiliated with Victoria Columbia Lodge No.1 of Victoria. During his term of office as Grand Master, he laid the foundation stone of the Y.M.C.A. building in Vancouver on July 24, 1890. At the time of his death in 1935, he was Senior Past Grand Master of this jurisdiction.
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