Arthur Lurie

Photograph of Art Lurie, 1979
Photograph of Art Lurie, 1979
Photograph of Art Lurie (back-center) and friends, 1950s

Arthur C. Lurie (1918-2014) was a Las Vegas, Nevada businessman and boxing judge. Born in Los Angeles, California on April 1, 1918, Lurie served in the Navy during World War II and moved to Las Vegas in 1954. In Las Vegas he owned a bar called Art's Place and was a co-owner of Wonder World Liquors. He was also a founding member and vice president of Temple Beth Sholom. Lurie was best known for his career in boxing; he judged over forty title fights and served on the Nevada Boxing Commission under four different governors. He is also the father of former Las Vegas City Councilman and Mayor Ron Lurie. Arthur Lurie died on July 18, 2014.

"In Memory of Arthur C Lurie." Palm Downtown Mortuary and Cemetary. Accessed May 26, 2015.

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