I am the Grandson of Professional Cowboy of the Canadian Hall of Fame Jack Wade
This comes from my Grandfather's personal effects, as my Grandfather passed away in 1994.
I am very interested in strong collectors that will carry this artifact on with the significance it deserves.
Robert Wade Stanford
Jack Wade listing in Canadian Professional Rodeo Hall of Fame
Jack Wade was born June 6, 1910 at Wakefield, England and came to Halkirk, Alberta where he lived until 1936, with three sisters and six brothers.
He started his rodeo career in 1925 at Battle River, Alberta, riding mane hold mounts. He claims he made more money there in two days than ranch work paid in two months.
For ten years he farmed and took in most summer rodeos in Alberta. In 1932 he trailed a chuckwagon and some bucking horses to Calgary. One horse, Typhoon, won the Calgary's best bucking horse money. Jack drove chuckwagon for a time in the Calgary Stampede, until 1936, when he entered his first rodeo in the U.S.
Jack went to Sidney, Australia in 1938, winning the Steer Wrestling, returned in 1... read more