William Elric Boivin (October 21, 1914 – January 28, 2014) was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1939 and 1941.[1][2] He was also a director of the BC Lions and general manager of the Blue Bombers (1955–1957).[3]

Bill Boivin
Born:(1914-10-21)October 21, 1914
St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
Died:January 28, 2014(2014-01-28) (aged 99)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Career information
CFL statusNational
Weight175 lb (79 kg)
Career history
As player
19381941Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards


  1. ^ http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/vancouversun/obituary.aspx?pid=169433058
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-04. Retrieved 2015-04-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=boivibil001