Tom Hodgson

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Thomas Hodgson (June 5, 1924 - February 27, 2006) is a Canadian sprint canoer who competed in the 1950s, and one of the acclaimed Canadian artists known as the Painters Eleven. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he earned his best finish of eighth in the C-2 1000 m event at Helsinki in 1952.

Prior to the Olympics, Hodgson served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. While there, Hodgson picked up painting as a hobby. During the 1950s, Hodgson was part of the Painters Eleven which would earn him a position at the Ontario College of Art.

A native of Toronto, he died in Peterborough of Alzheimers. Hodgson was the last surviving member of Painters Eleven.

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