Canadian Football Legends
Object ID:
2012.279.66
Date:
1970
Description:
Kenneth Montgomery bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame
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Kenneth G. Montgomery

Executive Career

President of the Edmonton Eskimos
1952 - 1954

President of the Canadian Rugby Union (CRU)
1956

President of the Western Interprovincial Rugby Union (WIFU)
1957

Awards and Honours

Grey Cup Participation as an Executive
1952, 1954 (2)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s) as an Executive
1954 (1)

Kenneth G. Montgomery played hockey with the Central Alberta senior champions in 1923, prior to his career as a sports executive. From the 1934 season until 1940 he was the past president and executive officer of the Edmonton Athletic Club.

Montgomery was one of the founders of the Edmonton Eskimos in 1938, and was their road secretary in the late 1930's.

Following service overseas during World War II, Montgomery was the Eskimos' president from 1952 until 1954.

Montgomery was a member of the Shrine Committee of the CRU, and assisted in the initiation of the east/west shrine charity games which were held from 1954 to 1956.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1970 as a builder.

Class of 1970




Johnny BrightKenneth G. MontgomeryGordon Perry

People:
Montgomery, Kenneth G.
Search Terms:
Canadian Football Hall of Fame
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