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theatrical manager.

Arthur Melville Lucas, American theatrical manager. Member advisory board Union Society-Bethesda Orphanage, Savannah, Georgia Democratic National elector of Georgia, 1920; Member Huguenot Society of South Carolina., Telfair Academy of Art (Savannah), Spanish-American War Veterans.

Background

Lucas, Arthur Melville was born on December 22, 1881 in Florence, South Carolina, United States. Son of Arthur Mellville and Cornelia Sidney (Kingman) Lucas.

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

November 16, 1911; children—Jean Kingman (Mistress Fred G. Storey, Junior), Arthur III (deceased), John Stewart. Began in theatrical business at Savannah, Georgia, 1907. Now president Theatre Operating Company, United Theatre Enterprises, Publix-Lucas Theatres of Georgia, Augusta Broadcasting Company, WSAV, Inc., Coastal Braodcasting Company (Brunswick, Georgia).

Augusta Amusements, Inc., Georgia Theatres Service Corporation, Community Theatres Company, Community Theatres Corporation. Director First National Bank of Atlanta, North Carolina Theatres Company, Atlanta Enterprises, Inc. Formerly public Americus Times-Recorder.

Ex-chairman state Board Public Welfare of Georgia. Former member board Federal Public Works Administration for Georgia.

Membership

Member advisory board Union Society-Bethesda Orphanage, Savannah, Georgia Democratic National elector of Georgia, 1920. Member Huguenot Society of South Carolina., Telfair Academy of Art (Savannah), Spanish-American War Veterans. Clubs: Oglethorp (Savannah).

Connections

Married Margaret Brown Cunningham. Children: Jean Kingman (Mistress.

father:
Arthur Mellville Lucas

mother:
Cornelia Sidney (Kingman) Lucas

spouse:
Margaret Brown Cunningham

child:
Jean Kingman (Mrs Lucas