John DeGruchy

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John DeGruchy
Born:(1860-12-15)December 15, 1860
London, UK
Died:January 23, 1940(1940-01-23) (aged 79)
Toronto
Career history
As administrator
1900–1935 Ontario Rugby Football Union
1925, 1930, 1935 Canadian Rugby Union
Career stats

John DeGruchy (December 15, 1860 January 23, 1940) was the president of the Ontario Rugby Football Union for 25 years, and he promoted the Thanksgiving Day Classic between the Sarnia Imperials and the Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1963 and into the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1975.

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