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Charles Cheesman*

  • Categories: Boxing,  Builder,  In Memory
  • City or Town: Cardston
  • Year Inducted: 1958
  • Gender: Male
  • First name: Charles
  • Last Name: Cheesman*
  • Death: February 8, 1954
  • In Memory Category: Builder, Boxing

Biography

Charles Cheesman brought six Alberta boxing championships and one Canadian championship to Cardston. He inaugurated amateur boxing and wrestling in Cardston; inaugurated and directed the annual Victoria Day Track Meet in his hometown. Charles Cheesman served as provincial boxing chairman for 24 years, served on the National Boxing Committee for 24 years, and was the Secretary-Treasurer of Cardston Amateur Athletic Association for 29 years.