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 Robert John “Bobby” Benson

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Robert John “Bobby” Benson

  • Birth 18 May 1894 Davidson, Saskatoon Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Death 7 Sep 1965 Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Burial Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Memorial ID 8078910

Professional Hockey Player. At 5'05", and 165lbs he played the position of Defense for teams in the American Hockey Association (AHA), National Hockey League (NHL), Pro Hockey League (PRHL), and the West Coast Hockey League (WCHL). He played for the Winnipeg Falcons from 1913 to 1916, 1919 to 1920, Calgary Tigers from 1922 to 1925, Boston Bruins from 1924 to 1925, Edmonton Eskimos from 1926 to 1926, Saskatoon Shieks from 1925 to 1926, Moose Jay Warriors from 1925 to 1927, and the Minneapolis Millers from 1927 to 1929. He played for Canada in the 1920 Olympics and World Championships winning the Olympic gold the same year. He also won the Allan Cup in 1920.

Bio by: Peterborough "K"


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 11 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8078910
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert John “Bobby” Benson (18 May 1894–7 Sep 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8078910, citing Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .