Being Regal With Norman
Featuring The Honourable Norman Kwong
Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, Football Player, Businessman, Politician
April 24, 2010
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Norman Kwong was the son of immigrants from China. Among his many notable achievements, he was the first Canadian of Chinese heritage to play on a professional Canadian football team. He was an active businessman and politician and served as Lieutenant Governor of Alberta from 2005-2010.
Here’s Norman in 1967 in his Eskimos uniform.
Over 11 years of recorded statistics as a powerful fullback, Norman rushed for 9,022 yards for an average of 5.2 yards per carry and scored 93 touchdowns.
He passed away in his sleep on September 3, 2016 at the age of 86.