|Full name||George Patrick Genereux|
March 1, 1935|
|Died||April 10, 1989
Genereux was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, the son of Catherine Mary (née Devine), a nurse who was originally from Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, and Dr. Arthur George Genereux. He won the Gold medal in the Olympic Trap at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland.
In 1952, he was awarded the Lou Marsh Trophy. He was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame, the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame, and, the Trapshooting Hall of Fame.
He is the maternal uncle of Canadian actor Brendan Fraser.
He died in Saskatoon in 1989.
- "George Genereux Athlete was Olympic medalist". The Globe and Mail. April 12, 1989.
- CBC Archives: Sharpshooter George Genereux grabs gold
- Trapshooting Hall of Fame citation
- George Patrick Genereux at The Canadian Encyclopedia
|Lou Marsh Trophy winner