Cec Purves facts for kids
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|30th Mayor of Edmonton|
October 19, 1977 – October 17, 1983
|Preceded by||Terry Cavanagh|
|Succeeded by||Laurence Decore|
|Alderman on the Edmonton City Council (Ward 2)|
October 13, 1971 – October 16, 1974
Serving with Alex Fallow, David Ward
|Preceded by||New district|
|Succeeded by||Laurence Decore, Olivia Butti, David Leadbeater|
|Alderman on the Edmonton City Council (at large)|
October 19, 1966 – October 13, 1971
October 18, 1933 |
|Political party||Better Civic Government Committee, Independent|
Purves was born in Edmonton on October 18, 1933. He grew up in the city's Calder, Pigeon Lake, Norwood, Riverdale, and Lavigne (now known as Skunk Hollow) areas and went to Victoria High School and Strathcona High School. Purves graduated in 1950. On December 29, 1956 he married Clare Heller, with whom he have four daughters, Cindy, Corinne, Caroline and Catherine.
He worked for the Dominion Bank from 1950 until 1959, and worked for his family's upholstering firm, Apex Auto Upholstering, from 1959 until 1988.
Purves is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Purves was a convert to the Church. Purves has served as a bishop in the Church and was the first Edmonton-born man to serve as a bishop in the Church in Edmonton.
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