Harold Madison Wright, CC (December 10, 1908 – December 11, 1997) was a Canadian engineer and athlete. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, he received a B.Sc in geological engineering and a M.Sc in metallurgical engineering from the University of Utah. He also received a MA in geology from the University of British Columbia. In 1947 he established a consulting firm called Wright Engineers. He competed in athletics (100 m, 200 m and 4 x 100 m relay) at the 1932 Summer Olympics.

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  • Harold Madison Wright, CC (December 10, 1908 – December 11, 1997) was a Canadian engineer and athlete. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, he received a B.Sc in geological engineering and a M.Sc in metallurgical engineering from the University of Utah. He also received a MA in geology from the University of British Columbia. In 1947 he established a consulting firm called Wright Engineers. He competed in athletics (100 m, 200 m and 4 x 100 m relay) at the 1932 Summer Olympics. From 1964 to 1968 he was president of the Canadian Field Hockey Association. From 1969 to 1977 he was president of the Canadian Olympic Association, during the first Olympic Games to be hosted in Canada. He also served as director of the Commonwealth Games Association of Canada and the British Columbia Sports Federation. (en)
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  • President, Canadian Olympic Association
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  • Harold Madison Wright, CC (December 10, 1908 – December 11, 1997) was a Canadian engineer and athlete. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, he received a B.Sc in geological engineering and a M.Sc in metallurgical engineering from the University of Utah. He also received a MA in geology from the University of British Columbia. In 1947 he established a consulting firm called Wright Engineers. He competed in athletics (100 m, 200 m and 4 x 100 m relay) at the 1932 Summer Olympics. (en)
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