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Memorable Manitobans: Clifford Ross Hudson (c1896-1960)

Curler.

Born at Kenora, Ontario around 1896, he came to Winnipeg in 1913 and was employed with the Unemployment Insurance Commission for 17 years. An active curler, he won bonspiels through the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, including 27 straight wins in the 1923 Manitoba Bonspiel. He was a Past President and Honorary Life Member of the Manitoba Curling Association. He was also a member of the St. Stephen’s Broadway United Church, Past President of the Winnipeg Lions Club, and a Life Member of the Strathcona Curling Club. He died at his Winnipeg home, 746 Crescent Drive, on 20 May 1960 and was buried in the Garry Memorial Park.

Sources:

“Top curler, C. R. Hudson dies at 64,” Winnipeg Free Press, 23 May 1960. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B12, page 17]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 October 2016

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