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Lions International

LC control no.n 82047001
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingLions International
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Variant(s)Asociación Internacional de Clubes de Leones
International Association of Lions Clubs
Kukche Laionsŭ Hyŏphoe
Kukche Raionsŭ Hyŏphoe
Lions Clubs
See alsoSuccessor: Lions Clubs International
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Other standard no.157838476
Beginning date1917-06-07
Ending date1985
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedOak Brook (Ill.)
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Found inMaŭm ŭi kohyang, 1981: t.p. (Lions International; Kukche Laionsŭ Hyŏphoe
The Surprising years, c1985: t.p. (Lions Clubs International; seal: Lions International)
NUCMC data from State Hist. Soc. N.D. for Lions International. Multiple District 5. Convention. Proceedings, 1928-1975 (Lions International; Lions Clubs)
LC manual auth. cd (hdg.: Lions International; first Lions club founded in San Antonio, Tex., 1915; in 1917 International Association of Lions Clubs org. in Chicago; common form: Lions International)
Encyc. Brit, 15th ed.: (Lions International. A humanitarian service organization founded in 1917. Their activities focus on agriculture and conservation, youth activities, education, health, and welfare, the aging, sight conservation and work for the blind. They also help to build and equip hospitals and clinics. Their headquarters are in Oak Brook., Ill.)
English Wikipedia website, viewed July 12, 2012 (Lions Clubs International, a service membership organization of 1,368,683 members world-wide, was founded in the United States on June 7, 1917 by Melvin Jones a Chicago businessman; headquarters: Oak Brook, Ill.)
Encyc. of Associations, 34th ed. (Lions Clubs International; formerly Lions International)