Wrestling

E. J. (Gene) Hurtubise

Gene Hurtubise was a mighty man, 250 pounds of muscle, who was born in Ann Arbor, MI, moved to the Ottawa Valley, then on to Peterborough in 1896. He came to help build the canal and our city’s famous Liftlocks, and settled here after the work was completed. Gene became Amateur Wrestling Champion of Canada…

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