Joseph B. Ryan (deceased)
Year Inducted: 1977
Born: June 9, 1906 Oak Ridge, PA
Died: September 12, 1950 Mont Tremblant, CAN
Joe Ryan was the developer of Mont Tremblant as a world class ski resort, among the first in North America. He began his vision in February of 1938, investing his wealth into the project. Not only did he develop a ski area that was among the best of its day he also planned an entire ski village to go with it, a novel concept at that time. Mont Tremblant attracted skiers from nearby Montreal and from the entire north east of the United States.