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  • Categories: Athlete,  Boxing,  In Memory
  • City or Town: Lethbridge
  • Year Inducted: 1968
  • Gender: Male
  • First name: Ed
  • Last Name: French*
  • Death: July 21 2017
  • In Memory Category: Boxing Athlete

Biography

Ed French was an outstanding amateur boxer from 1948 to 1956. He was the Canadian Light-Heavyweight champion in 1950 and again in 1952. Ed French was Alberta's Amateur Athletic Union champion in 1948, 1950, and 1952. For three years, he was the champion in the University (Western Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic Union) and was voted the best boxer in his final year.