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Coleman Bagu buys King Edward Hotel, September 10, 1971

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Newspaper clipping of Coleman Bagu, former mayor of Port Colborne, buying The King Edward Hotel in Fort Erie. Bagu had also already owned the City…

Coleman Bagu seeks Liberal nomination in Welland South provincial riding, February 24, 1967

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Newspaper clipping of Port Colborne mayor Coleman Bagu announcing his intention to receive the liberal nomination in the Welland South riding,…

Mayor Coleman Bagu and family, c. 1960s

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Newspaper clipping of a photograph of the Mayor of Port Colborne Coleman Bagu with his family. From the Welland Tribune, c. 1960s.

Coleman Bagu, from immigrant to Mayor of Port Colborne, February 6, 1964

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Newspaper clipping of a biography on the mayor of Port Colborne, Coleman Bagu. As an immigrant from Hungary he would go on to become mayor of Port…