Canadian Football Legends
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Arthur Chipman bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Arthur U. Chipman

Executive Career

Executive of the Winnipeg Rugby Football Club
1936 - 1944

President of the Winnipeg Rugby Football Club
1944 - 1948

President of the Western Interprovincial Football Union (WIFU)

President of the Canadian Rugby Union (CRU)

Awards and Honours

Grey Cup Participation as an Executive
1937 - 1939, 1941, 1945 - 1947 (7)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s) as an Executive
1939, 1941 (2)

Arthur U. Chipman served as chairman of various committees and also as vice-president of the Winnipeg organization, before becoming the club president in 1945.

The administration operated in an open, business-like manner and Chipman was credited with keeping the game of football alive in western Canada during the war years. When Chipman retired as president he left the club's financial affairs in excellent condition.

Chipman left a legacy of security and development within the WIFU and the CRU.

Arthur U. Chipman is also a member of the Winnipeg Football Club Hall of Fame.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1969 as a builder.

Class of 1969

Arthur U. ChipmanAndrew DaviesAbe EliowitzSam EtcheverryNorman KwongArthur Stevenson

Chipman, Arthur
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