Virgin, Arthur, b. 1877

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Virgin, Arthur, b. 1877

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Arthur Virgin was born in 1877. For many years, he was Manager of the Bank of Commerce in North Hatley. During World War I, Virgin took a particular interest in the work of the Canadian Red Cross Society in Europe. In 1965, he donated 4 acres of land to the Townships Playhouse Guild. Virgin accumulated a fortune worth many millions of dollars bequeathed by his wife, Jeannette Blake (died 1981) to four local institutions: the Sherbrooke Hospital, the Townships Playhouse Guild, the North Hatley Library, and St. Barnabas Anglican Church.


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