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.

 


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