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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Hamerton (1911-1990)

Athlete.

Born in Winnipeg, he attended city schools. He was a member of the Canadian Olympic swimming team in 1936, and he held many Canadian records. He also swam competitively as a senior and coached swimming for many years. He was employed at the Winnipeg Grain Exchange. He is a member of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 5 July 2008

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