Canadian Football Legends
Object ID:
2012.279.144
Date:
1989
Description:
Karl Slocomb bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Karl G. Slocomb

Executive Career

A member of the Executive Committee for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1940 - 1952

President of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1953

President of the Western Interprovincial Rugby Union (WIFU)
1956

President of the Canadian Rugby Union (CRU)
1960

Karl G. Slocomb made a significant contribution to football in the west, and nationally, for more than 20 years.
Slocomb held various positions with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers during the years when the club made five Grey Cup appearances.

After having served as president of the CRU, Slocomb took charge of the intermediate section of the CRU. He also served as an active and past trustee of the Schenley Football Awards from 1958 until 1966.

Slocomb encouraged G. Sydney Halter to accept the responsibility of western commissioner in 1953, and Mr. Halter went on to become the Canadian Football League (CFL) first commissioner in 1958.

Karl G. Slocomb is also a member of the Winnipeg Football Club Hall of Fame in 1984.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1989 as a builder.

Class of 1989




Jerry KeelingKarl SlocombDave ThelenAndy Tommy Sr.Harold Urness

Football Reporters of Canada




Bryan HallPat MarsdenNorm MarshallFred SgambatiJim Taylor

People:
Slocomb, Karl
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Canadian Football Hall of Fame
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