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 John Schofield “Jack” Guest

John Schofield “Jack” Guest

Birth
Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Death 12 Jun 1972 (aged 66)
Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Burial Etobicoke, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Memorial ID 10448 · View Source
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Rowing Champion. Born in Montreal, Quebec, he was a Canadian rower beginning his rowing career at Toronto's Don Rowing Club in 1924. In 1927, he claimed the Canadian junior and association singles titles. At the 1928 Summer Olympic Games St. Moritz, he won the Silver Medal in the double sculls. He won the National Single Sculls title in 1929 and Royal Regatta Diamond Sculls title in 1930. In 1955, he was inducted into the Canada Sports Hall of Fame, served as Director of the Canadian Olympic Association (1960-68) and was the first Canadian elected to the International Rowing Federation (FISA) in 1969.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10448
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Schofield “Jack” Guest (28 Mar 1906–12 Jun 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10448, citing Saint George's Church-on-the-Hill Cemetery, Etobicoke, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .