1888 – 1974
Year of Induction: 2009
Born in Ontario, later was a Sports reporter for Hamilton Spectator. As a builder, Bobby was known in Athletics circles for getting things done. First President of the Hamilton Olympic Club (1926), Manager of 1928 Olympic team (and 1936 team). Brought International acclaim to Hamilton with the 1930 British Empire Games (he also managed the 1934 team). He also paved the way for “Mr.Bronze” (Phil Edwards) to compete for Canada.