W.G. “Bill” Westwick

Biography

Journalist : Sports Editor
Year Inducted: 1983
Date of Birth: August 2 1908
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario

Died Ottawa, June 19, 1990. Forty-five years with the Ottawa Journal, 35 as Sports Editor. First to receive Key to the City of Ottawa and first sports writer honoured for outstanding achievement by the Canadian Sports Advisory Council. Loved boxing and covered most of the top world championship fights.