Bill Hodgson (curler)

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Bill Hodgson
Born(1944-06-21)June 21, 1944
DiedJanuary 25, 2022(2022-01-25) (aged 77)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Curling clubFort William CC, Thunder Bay
Granite CC, Winnipeg
Curling career
Member Association Northern Ontario (1974-1979)
 Manitoba (1979-2006)
Brier appearances1 (1975)
World Championship
1 (1975)
Medal record
Representing  Canada
World Curling Championship
Bronze medal – third place 1975 Perth
Representing  Northern Ontario
Macdonald Brier
Gold medal – first place 1975 Fredericton

William Jeffrey Michael Hodgson Jr. (June 21, 1944 – January 25, 2022)[1] was a Canadian curler. He was the second on the 1975 Brier Champion team (skipped by Bill Tetley), representing Northern Ontario. The team later went on to finish third at the World Championships of that year.[2] Originally from Thunder Bay, he was transferred to Winnipeg in 1979.[3] He would later play lead for Manitoba at the 2005 and 2006 Canadian Senior Curling Championships, finishing 6th and 5th, respectively.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Hodgson was the son of Bebe and Bill Sr. He graduated from Lakehead University in 1965 and was a member of the university hockey team.[1] He was vice president, commercial services, Cambrian Credit Union.[5] He also worked for TD Bank, retiring from the South Winnipeg Commercial Banking Centre in 2000. He was married to Judy Glover and had four children.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Bill Hodgson Obituary (1944 - 2022) the Thunder Bay Chronicle Journal". Archived from the original on 2022-05-31.
  2. ^ "Inductees".
  3. ^ "Former foes now friends". Winnipeg Sun. March 16, 2005. p. 47. Archived from the original on 2022-08-07. Retrieved March 14, 2022.
  4. ^[bare URL PDF]
  5. ^ Sleepless night helps Northern Ontario team to Brier title PAUL PATTON Globe and Mail Reporter The Globe and Mail (1936-Current); Mar 10, 1975; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Globe and Mail pg. S3

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