ACC Hall of Fame

G. Douglas Anderson

Halifax, NS
1903 - 1977

G. Douglas Anderson was born in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada in the year 1903.

After graduating from Ottawa Collegiate, Acadia University and the Nova Scotia Technical College, he was a student engineer with Westinghouse Co. Ltd. He later joined the Nova Scotia Light and Power Co. Ltd. in September 1928 as an electrical engineer.

During World War II he headed a special division of the Nova Scotia Light and Power Co. set up to degauss merchant and naval ships for which he was awarded an OBE in the King's Honour List in 1944.

He was very active in community affairs, welfare organizations and conservative groups.

In 1971 he wrote "All About Cribbage", and at that time this book was recognized worldwide as the official reference book on the game.

He was appointed chief judge at the National Open cribbage championships in Raleigh, NC in the formation years of this tournament.

Douglas was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1985.

 
 Sir John Suckling
 Joseph Petrus Wergin
 James W. Arblaster
 Nick Pond
 Everett E. Bey
 G. Douglas Anderson
 Bob Madsen
 R.E. "Rasty" Rasmussen
 Nelson Ira Pendergast
 Syl Lulinski
 DeLynn C. Colvert
 Bob McCabe
 Scott Kooistra
 Jerry Dickinson
 Dale Bishop Munroe
 Joan Edblom Rein
 Robert "Mick" Michaelis
 Martha Fingleton
 Ed Horigan
 Jeff Shimp
 Richard "Rit" Alkas
 Phyllis Schmidt
 Joe Bernard
 Paul Hatcher
 Bob Julian
 George E. Bickford
 Roy Hofbauer
 Jeanne Hofbauer
 Catherine Perkins
 Elmer George Rasmussen
 Rollie Heath
 Patrick James Barrett
 Jim Langley
 
 
 Patrick Barrett
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