Richard, Harold 'Hal' - 1987

Richard, Harold 'Hal' - 1987

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Harold “Hal” Richard

Multisport Athlete, Edmonton

Inducted in 1987


Harold "Hal" Richard has had a lifetime interest in sports, both as an athlete and as a builder. He has competed in basketball, football, hockey, track and field, tennis, squash, handball, lacrosse, curling and golf. During his university years, he was a captain of the University of Alberta Rugby Team which won the cherished Hardy Cup in a victory over the University of British Columbia. He played football for the Edmonton Eskimos from 1928 to 1930 when there were just four teams including Edmonton, Calgary, Lethbridge and the University of Alberta. "Hal" Richard has been competing in Canadian Men's Senior Golf Championships since 1970. Many years have been spent coaching and serving on sport committees.

Harold “Hal” Richard

1987 Multisport Athlete, Edmonton

Since Induction


1989 - Edmonton Sports Hall of Fame


Other Facts: Frank Richard (1961 inductee) is Hal’s brother.


Harold passed away May 22, 1999


2019 Note: Need to reprint his Hall of Fame Gallery picture and bio. There were several errors on it that have now been corrected in the electronic HMGalleryCondensedBio, and need to be carried over to his Gallery layout picture.

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