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Memorable Manitobans: Gordon Kenneth “Ken” Little (?-2013)

Athlete.

Born at Winnipeg, he played minor hockey in the 1940s. He represented Manitoba at the Brier curling bonspiel in 1964 and 1967, playing second on the Bruce Hudson rink. In 1998, he was inducted into the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame and the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame. He was named one of five finalists for Manitoba Male Amateur Athlete of the Century, in 2000. He worked as a chartered accountant from 1952 to 1989. He retired to Kelowna, British Columbia in 19990 and died there on 12 September 2013.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 September 2013.

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 September 2013

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