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Manitoba Organization: Manitoba Curling Association

Formed in November 1888, until 1908 it was the Manitoba Branch of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club. Renamed the Manitoba Curling Association, it became Curl Manitoba in 2009.

Presidents

Term

President

1888-?

?

?-?

John Waller de Courcy O’Grady (1854-1914)

?-1909

?

1909-1910

Peter D. Lyall (1876-?)

1910-1911

Isaac Pitblado (1867-1964)

1911-1912

?

1912-1913

John Thomas Haig (1877-1962)

1913-1914

Eli Joel “Mac” Rochon (1856-1937)

1914-1924

?

1924-1925

David Wesley “Wes” Griffith (1879-1943)

1925-1931

?

1931-1932

J. R. Aikman

1932-1934

?

1934-1935

Gordon M. Hudson (1894-1959)

1935-1938

?

1938-1939

Neil Sullivan

1939-1947

?

1947-1948

William Edward "Bill" Lumsden (1907-1982)

1948-1954

?

1954-1955

Herbert “Hebby” Axford (1894-1974)

1955-1967

?

1967-1968

Bruce MacLean Hudson (1928-2016)

1968-1971

?

1971-1972

Noel Robert Buxton (1910-1988)

1972-1991

?

1991-1992

Clifford Frederick Schmidt (1942-2015)

?-?

James Kenneth “Ken” Watson (1904-1986)

?-?

Richard Deans Waugh (1868-1938)

?-?

John Stewart McDiarmid (1882-1965)

?-?

Colin Campbell “Cam” Chisholm (1883-1936)

?-?

Thomas Henry Verner (1862-1930)

?-?

Walter Frederick Payne (1863-1930)

?-?

Hugh Mackenzie (1884-1949)

?-?

Clifford Ross Hudson (c1896-1960)

See also:

An Interview with C. H. Scrymgeour by Morris Mott and John Allardyce
Manitoba History, Number 14, Autumn 1987

Sources:

“Genial head of Manitoba Curling Association,” Manitoba Free Press, 5 February 1910, page 19.

“Hudson name here to stay?,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 April 1967, page 46.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 November 2016

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