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7 a 8 2 3 2 2 1 ) --1 -0-1- -0-1- -0-1- 1 1 1 1 Famous Oarsman And Coach Is 72 Joe Wright, Sr., Still Err-joying Err-joying Err-joying Good Health in Toronto. TORONTO- TORONTO- Jan.. 14. Joe Wright,. Sr., dean of North Amefl-an Amefl-an Amefl-an rowing coaches 'until hi retirement retirement b Jew jrear ago. . celebrated celebrated hi 72ml 'birthday today and confided t& reporter thai he would1 ' loot .forward t being: lOfr if -To -To -been- -been- -been- plow and- and- -careful- -careful- -careful- and virtu oui." . : . ::-.::;'--..:-r.r-V ::-.::;'--..:-r.r-V ::-.::;'--..:-r.r-V ::-.::;'--..:-r.r-V ::-.::;'--..:-r.r-V ::-.::;'--..:-r.r-V ::-.::;'--..:-r.r-V ::-.::;'--..:-r.r-V ::-.::;'--..:-r.r-V ::-.::;'--..:-r.r-V .. An. all-round all-round all-round athlete for more than 30 year before, lie achieved even greater fame a. coach-of coach-of coach-of 1 1 luntuyAiguriau Pennsylvania crews, Mr, wrighi conceded his life had been rigorous. "We lived as hard as we fought and rowed." he aid. In 1885 he stroked a crew to the United States national champion- champion- Uship at Albany N.Y., and20 years delnhia. At the age of 50 he stroked a winning crew at the Canadian Canadian Henley regatta. At 72 he appeared appeared to be in tine health, as sturdy and hard-muscled hard-muscled hard-muscled Jie wa 10 years ago. v One of Canada's gi ea I est athletes. Joe Wright won tht Dominion amateur amateur heavyweight' boxing championship, championship, pitched baseball for the University of Toronto team, nlaved enior foot h II fnr.Ift yeara-41o yeara-41o yeara-41o was tne first oarsman from this continent continent to win a major event in Engt land, the' Bedford Cup. - - A - j.

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  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 15 Jan 1936, Wed,
  3. Page 23

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