Gordon Perry (Canadian football)

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Gordon Perry
Born:(1903-03-18)March 18, 1903
Moncton, New Brunswick
Died:September 19, 2003(2003-09-19) (aged 100)
Ottawa, Ontario
Career information
Position(s)Running back
Career history
As player
1928–1934Montreal AAA Winged Wheelers
Career highlights and awards
Awards1931 Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy
Career stats

Charles Gordon Perry Sr.[1] (March 18, 1903 – September 19, 2003) was a star football player in the Canadian Football League for the Montreal AAA Winged Wheelers. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1970 and into the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1975.

A multi-sport athlete, Perry was also a life member and past president of the Ottawa Curling Club.[2] Since 1961, the club has held the year-ending "Gordie Perry Bonspiel" in his honour.[3] Perry, nicknamed the "Galloping Ghost" also played baseball.[4]


External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Charles Gordon 'Gord' Perry".
  2. ^ "Gordon Perry "Gordie" Sr.: Obituary and death notice on InMemoriam".
  3. ^ "The Ottawa Curling Club : Special Events". Archived from the original on 2019-02-08. Retrieved 2019-01-16.
  4. ^ National Post, 30 Dec 2000, pg S12, "Peace, parting and returns"