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Freda Wales

1921 - 1982


Born in 1921 in Quebec, Freda Wales was educated at McGill University, graduating as a Gold Medal winner and a degree in physical education.  She served in the Canadian Women's Army Corps in WW II, served briefly with the federal Department of Health before moving to Nova Scotia in 1947.

A prominent figure in and enthusiastic supporter of a number of sports, "...she gave freely of herself in so many ways in her tireless effort to promote those activities in which she was keenly interested".  Among those activities was skiing, a sport she had learned to love in her home province... ['CLICK' BELOW TO READ FULL BIOGRAPHY]

Active Period:  1952 - 1975

Inducted:  1985

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