Walter Byron

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Walter Byron
Wally Byron, 1920 Olympics.jpg
Walter Byron at the 1920 Olympics.
Born (1894-09-02)September 2, 1894
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Died December 22, 1971(1971-12-22) (aged 77)
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 143 lb (65 kg; 10 st 3 lb)
Position Goaltender
Played for Winnipeg Falcons
Playing career 1914–1920
Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey

Competitor for Canada Canada

Gold medal – first place 1920 Antwerp Team competition

Jacob Walter "Wally" Byron (September 2, 1894 – December 22, 1971) was a Canadian ice hockey player who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics. He was the goaltender for the Winnipeg Falcons, the Canadian team which won the gold medal. He was born and died in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was of Icelandic and English descent.

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