Memorable Manitobans: Bruce MacLean Hudson (1928-2016)
Athlete, coach, broadcaster, administrator, archivist.
Born on 13 November 1928, son of Gordon M. Hudson and A. Flora MacLean, he was active in a range of sports. He played baseball as a member of the Rosedale juvenile, junior, and senior teams, and with the Saint Boniface Native Sons. As a curler, he was skip in the Briers of 1964 and 1967. He golfed at the Bourkevale, Polo Park, Tuxedo, Southwood, and Pine Ridge courses. He served as President of the Strathcona Curling Club, Manitoba Curling Association (1967-1968), and Pine Ridge Golf Club, and was inducted into the Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame (1994) and Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame (2003). He died on 8 October 2016.
“Hudson name here to stay?,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 April 1967, page 46.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 12 October 2016.
We thank Malcolm Woligrocki for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 2 January 2017
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