|Born:||December 26, 1933|
|Died:||August 3, 2013 79) (aged|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|1955 – 1965||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ron Hector Meadmore (December 26, 1933 – August 3, 2013) was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1958, 1959, 1961 and 1962. He also played for three years with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Meadmore married Marion Ironquill, the first indigenous lawyer of Canada, in 1954. After his football career, he was a farmer. He died in 2013.
"Indian" Jack Jacobs was an American and Canadian football player in the National Football League and Western Interprovincial Football Union. He was a charter member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1963.
Samuel "The Rifle" Etcheverry was a professional American and Canadian football player and head coach. Etcheverry played the quarterback position, most famously with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, and was named Canadian football's Most Outstanding Player in 1954. Etcheverry's jersey #92 is one of seven retired by the Alouettes.
Sandro DeAngelis is a former professional gridiron football placekicker. He last played during the 2013 season for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. He had also played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Montreal Alouettes, Calgary Stampeders and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. DeAngelis is among the most accurate kickers in CFL history and he won his first Grey Cup championship with the Calgary Stampeders in 2008.
Ted Page is a former defensive back in the Canadian Football League (CFL) who played on two Grey Cup winning teams.
Mathieu Boulay is a former Canadian football defensive lineman. He played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Edmonton Eskimos. He played CIS football at Bishop's.
Brian Brikowski is an American football defensive end and linebacker who is currently a free agent. Brikowski was a member of the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League until his release in June 2015. Brikowski has previously played for the Chicago Rush in the Arena Football League. Brikowski also played for the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks of the Indoor Football League.
Glenn Simpson "Keeper" McWhinney was a Canadian football player who played for the Edmonton Eskimos and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with the Eskimos in 1954. McWhinney's football career was ended in 1956 when he sustained a broken neck. He later joined the Blue Bombers as a scout from 1956 to 1958. McWhinney also played basketball in the Winnipeg Men's Senior League. He died in 2012; a park in Winnipeg is named after him.
Louis Robert Golic was a Canadian football player who played for the Montreal Alouettes, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He won the Grey Cup with Hamilton in 1957. He played college football at Indiana University Bloomington. He was the father of American football players Mike Golic and Bob Golic as well as the grandfather of Mike Golic Jr.
Richard Cohee was a Canadian football player who played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Montreal Alouettes, Ottawa Rough Riders, and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He won the Grey Cup with the Tiger-Cats in 1965 and 1967. He played college football at the Reedley College. Cohee died of cancer in 2013.
John George Metras was a Canadian football player who played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1965. He previously played football at the University of Western Ontario, where his father Johnny Metras coached. John G. Metras graduated from Western Ontario in 1964 with a LL.B. degree and was called to the bar in 1966. His father was later inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1980 as a builder. John Metras, Jr. was inducted into the Western Ontario Wall of Champions in 2013. He later worked as a lawyer. Metras died on June 30, 2020.
Charles Collins was a Canadian football player who played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Montreal Alouettes. He won the Grey Cup with Montreal in 1970. He previously played college football at Auburn University in Alabama. In 2012, he died in a car accident at the age of 66.
Tony Passander was a Canadian football player who played for the Montreal Alouettes. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1970. He previously played college football at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in Charleston.
John Willey Alexander Baker, Jr. was an American and gridiron football player who played professionally for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL), the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL), and Birmingham Americans and Houston Texans of the World Football League (WFL). He won the Grey Cup with Hamilton in 1972. Baker played college football at Norfolk State University.
Stanley Rose was a Canadian football player who played for the Montreal Hornets and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He played junior football in Montreal.
Ronald M. Vaccher was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He played football at St. Paul's College and the Winnipeg Rods (junior), then in 1947 began his career as an end and linebacker with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, retiring from the game in 1954. Ron joined the Winnipeg branch of the Canada Life Assurance Company in 1954. His success in personal production led to his appointment as Supervisor in 1959, and to Assistant to the Manager in 1960. Later that year he moved to Home Office in Toronto where his executive abilities saw him promoted through the positions of Agency Assistant, Agency Supervisor, Assistant Supervisor of Agencies and in 1966, Superintendent of Agencies. Ron became an officer of the company in 1963. In 1968 he returned to Winnipeg as Manager of the Winnipeg branch. He served on the Canadian Advisory Council and in 1980 was appointed Manager of the Winnipeg Brokerage Services, retiring in June 1988.
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Joe Critchlow is a former Canadian football player who played for the Montreal Alouettes and Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. He was one of 11 All Division players on the 1972 Blue Bombers and was on the 1974 Grey Cup champion Alouettes team. He played college football at Southeast Missouri State University.
Marion Ironquill Meadmore Ojibwa-Cree Canadian was the first woman of the First Nations to attain a law degree in Canada. She founded the first Indian and Métis Friendship Centre in Canada to assist indigenous people who had relocated to urban areas with adjustments to their new communities. She edited the native newspaper The Prairie Call, bringing cultural events as well as socio-economic challenges into discussion for native communities. She was the only woman on the Temporary Committee of the National Indian Council, which would later become the Assembly of First Nations, and would become the secretary-treasurer of the organization when it was formalized. She was one of the women involved in the launch of the Kinew Housing project, to bring affordable, safe housing to indigenous urban dwellers and a founder of the Indigenous Bar Association of Canada. She has received the Order of Canada as well as many other honors for her activism on behalf of indigenous people. She was a founder and currently serves on the National Indigenous Council of Elders.
Mitchell White is a Canadian football cornerback for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Michigan State.
Meadmore is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
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