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Ed Mirvish

Edwin (Ed) Mirvish was a theatrical producer and entrepreneur who is famous for his “Honest Ed’s” discount department stores in Toronto. He was an influential patron of the arts, and is known for revitalizing theatre culture in Toronto by purchasing and refurbishing the Royal Alexandra Theatre.

Names Ed Mirvish (Main)
BE [n69.15] Edwin Mirvish (altName)

BE [https://www.gg.ca/honour.aspx?id=1180&t=12&ln=Mirvish(https://goo.gl/O7ww6T)]

Related Pages https://lglc.ca/person/EMIR/
https://viaf.org/viaf/65086798/
Birth Date 1914/07/24
Birth Place https://lglc.ca/place/COLB/
Death Date 2007/07/11
Death Place https://lglc.ca/place/TOR/
Identities American

BG [James V. Defelice, “Ed (Edwin) Mirvish,” The Canadian Encyclopedia, 3 February 2008, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/mirvish-edwin]

Canadian

BG [James V. Defelice, “Ed (Edwin) Mirvish,” The Canadian Encyclopedia, 3 February 2008, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/mirvish-edwin]

Orders of Merit Member of the Order of Canada (1978-01-11) Officer of the Order of Canada (1987-12-21) Order of Ontario (1994)