Honoured Members

Mathewson, Joe

Date of Death: 1992-08-14
Date of Birth: 1911-11-26

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Joe Mathewson began coaching in 1932 when, along with his father, they formed the East Kildonan Bisons (Manitoba Paper weight and Midget champions). His teams also won the Manitoba Juvenile championship in 1938 and 1939. He coached Brandon Juniors and RCAF Senior Hockey during World War II, as well as Letellier (Manitoba Senior champions). He co-founded the Winnipeg Maroons and the first Manitoba Old Timers Hockey team. He and "Sam" Fabro started the Manitoba Hockey Players Foundation.