Mount Stephen Club
This article is about the gentlemen's club. For the mansion which it occupied, see George Stephen House.
The Mount Stephen Club was a gentlemen's club located inside George Stephen House, built in 1880-1883. Considered a lair of the wealthy community of Anglophone Montrealers, It was founded in 1926 as a private business club for men by Noah Timmins, J.H. Maher and J.S. Dohan, and named after the house's first owner, George Stephen. Starting in 1964, women were allowed to come in by the same entrance as men, on Thursdays only, and in the-mid 1970s, women became equal members to men in the club.
Various well-known people have visited Mount Stephen Club over the years, including Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Prince Andrew of Southend, Princess Benedikte of Denmark, John Diefenbaker, Pierre Trudeau, Brian Mulroney, Percival Molson, Lucien Bouchard, Louise Harel, Edgar Bronfman.
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