William Jackson (curler)

William Kilgour "Willie" Jackson (14 March 1871 in Lamington, South Lanarkshire Symington 26 January 1955)[1] was a Scottish curler. He was the skip of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club team which won the first Olympic Gold medal in curling at the inaugural Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France, in 1924.

Jackson ran his family's farm in Symington. He was one of the top skips in Scotland at the time. He served as vice president of the Royal Club in 1922-23 and 1931–32 and served as president from 1933-34.

He was the father of fellow gold-medallist Laurence Jackson.

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