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Lou Hudson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Non-starter
SexMale
Full nameHenry Dewey Louis "Lou"•Hudson
Used nameLou•Hudson
Born16 May 1898 in Thamesville, Ontario (CAN)
Died24 June 1975 in Northern Ontario Bush, Ontario (CAN)
AffiliationsUniversity of Toronto Graduates, Toronto (CAN)
NOC Canada

Biography

Forward Louis “Lou” Hudson won the Allan Cup, given annually to the amateur men’s senior ice hockey champions, with the Toronto Graduates in 1927 and was afforded not only the opportunity to represent Canada at the 1928 Winter Olympics, but also to captain its team. Playing in three games, he scored four goals and led the team to a gold medal in that year’s tournament. He had already received his medical degree in 1926 from the University of Toronto and, after the Games, he returned to practicing medicine. Previously, he had a won ice hockey intercollegiate championships as captain with his university during the 1923-1924 and 1925-1926 seasons, and was also a member of the 1924-1925 intercollegiate championship team captained by future Olympic teammate Joe Sullivan.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) CAN Lou Hudson
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Canada DNS
1928 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) CAN Lou Hudson
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Canada 1 Gold

Special Notes

Errata

Date of death previously listed as 26 Aug 1951 - this was his brother Henry's date of death.