Dorothy Walton

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Dorothy Walton
Personal information
Full name Dorothy Louise Walton
Born (1909-08-07)August 7, 1909
Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Died October 17, 1981(1981-10-17) (aged 72)
Toronto, Ontario
Sport
Country  Canada
Sport Badminton
Achievements and titles
World finals All England Open Badminton Championships (1939)

Dorothy Louise Walton, CM, née McKenzie (7 August 1909 – 17 October 1981) was a Canadian badminton player who is the only Canadian ever to win the All England Open Badminton Championships, winning the Women's Singles in 1939.

Born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, she was a founding member of the Consumers' Association of Canada and was its President from 1950 to 1953.

In 1973, she was made a Member of the Order of Canada, Canada's highest civilian honor. In 1961, she was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. In 1966, she was inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame. In 1971, she was inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame.

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