John DeGruchy

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John DeGruchy
Date of birth: (1860-12-15)December 15, 1860
Place of birth: London, UK
Date of death: January 23, 1940(1940-01-23) (aged 79)
Place of death: Toronto
As administrator:
1925, 1930, 1935
Ontario Rugby Football Union
Canadian Rugby Union
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John DeGruchy (December 15, 1860 – January 23, 1940) was the president of the Ontario Rugby Football Union for 25 years, and he promoted the Thanksgiving Day Classic between the Sarnia Imperials and the Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1963 and into the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1975.

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