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Les Digby (CAN)

Date of birth: 1916-03-05
Birthplace: Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Date of death: 2005-12-08
All Positions: Referee
Canada Soccer Past Board Member
Profile Text Last Updated 2016-07-13
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Leslie William Digby... he was five years old when his family moved from Manitoba to England in 1921... he moved back to Canada in 1946... he was 89 years old when he passed away on 8 December 2005... suffered from Alzheimer's disease... as noted in his obituary, Les “worked tirelessly throughout his entire adult life for his community and his church”... served in the Royal Air Force (1931-45)... served in the second World War... he worked 25 years for Northern Electric Co. Ltd. in Montréal and Belleville... 

For Sport

served as president of the Fédération du soccer du Québec (1966-69)... served as a vice president of the Canadian Soccer Association (1970-71), then known as the Canadian Soccer Football Association... served as president of the Ontario Soccer Association (1975-76)... 

Year Prize Honour
1994 Life Member Ontario Soccer Life Member.


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