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A person who has lifelong membership of a society:‘Olive was made a life member of the Red Cross’
subscriber, associate, representative, attender, insider, fellow, comrade, adherent, life member, founder member, card-carrying memberView synonyms
- ‘It is edited by a life member of the Bronte Society who also served as chairman from 1992 to 1995.’
- ‘If you are a life member of American Atheists or if you have been a member for fifteen years or more we invite you to join us for a dinner in your honor.’
- ‘He was an honorary life member of Borris Golf Club, being a former club captain and president.’
- ‘But still his heart lay with the labour movement, and in June 1948 he was made a life member of the CTLC, the organization he had helped found half a century earlier.’
- ‘An active member of the Lake Artists Society, he was re-elected to the presidency several times in succession, retiring eventually in 1971 when he was made an honorary life member.’
- ‘Max is a life member of the South Island Rowing Association and the lake regularly hosts national rowing championships as well as secondary school championships.’
- ‘Outgoing president Mr Willison was made a life member of the society.’
- ‘Mary was a BMA member for 60 years and a life member of the Association of Sea and Airport Authorities.’
- ‘For more than 60 years he was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church and he was a life member of the Delhi Fire Department.’
- ‘My grandad, being the life member of a noted course in Northern Ireland, coaxed me into taking up the game, and I took it up with a gusto.’
- ‘A Labour councillor on every local council going, he was made a honorary life member of the Party in 1973.’
- ‘It is not mere coincidence that he is a life member of the Red Cross Society.’
- ‘Honoring his dedication, the membership voted him a life member in 1994.’
- ‘He was a regular member of Yorkshire first team for 15 years, was Yorkshire county captain in 1967, and was elected a county life member in 1980.’
- ‘‘I am a life member of the Labor party but I will criticise it when I think it is doing the wrong thing,’ he said.’
- ‘The outgoing president, who was made a life member of the society, said it was a wonderful organisation that staged a ‘tremendous’ one-day show.’
- ‘A life member of the Bombay Natural History Society, he has attended half a dozen nature camps.’
- ‘He was Past Captain, President and Treasurer of the Club and an honorary life member since 1991.’
- ‘He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion-Roblin Branch, a life member of the Roblin Lion's Club and a founding member of the Roblin Golf and Country Club.’
- ‘I have been a member of the ASA since 1983, and a life member since 1997.’
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