Ken Watson

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Ken Watson
Personal information
Birth name James Kenneth Watson
Born (1904-08-12)August 12, 1904
Minnedosa, Manitoba
Died July 26, 1986(1986-07-26) (aged 81)
Saint Boniface, Manitoba
Sport
Sport Curling

James Kenneth Watson, CM (August 12, 1904 – July 26, 1986) was a Canadian curler.

Watson was born in Minnedosa, Manitoba and moved to Winnipeg later. He was the first man to skip his rink to three Brier championships in 1936, 1942 and 1949.

After his career as a curler ended, he became a sports broadcaster, co-hosting CBC Championship Curling with Alex Trebek in 1966. He died in St. Boniface, Manitoba.

Books[edit]

  • Ken Watson on Curling, 1950

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