Full name: John Gardiner
Born: December 23, 1911 in Bridgeton, Glasgow City, Great Britain
Died: 1965 in Glasgow, Glasgow City, Great Britain
Affiliations: Queen's Park FC, Glasgow (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
John Gardiner was a Scottish amateur international. He played as a midfielder and captain for Queen’s Park FC Glasgow, until recently strictly an amateur club. Between 1931-37 he played 170 League and 24 Cup matches for his club. In the 1960s he was appointed President of Queen’s Park FC. In the 1936 Olympic tournament he played both games against China and Poland in the right midfield.
In the 1950s he was the General Manager of Glasgow’s Kelvin Hall Exhibition Centre. His son Barry is a Labour MP for Brent North and has been their MP since the 1997 General Election.
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