Bob Wetenhall


Bob Wetenhall was raised in the American Midwest, working for most of his life in New York. He attended Princeton University and is one of the founding members of McConnell Wetenhall & Co. Inc. The company has been involved in investment banking and also holds interests in real estate and natural resources.

He was a co-owner of the Boston Patriots of the American Football League during the late 1960s and continued as an owner of the New England Patriots when the franchise entered the NFL. He also was a co-owner of a North American Soccer League team in the 1970s.

Wetenhall was granted an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by McGill University on November 23, 2011, in recognition of his work in the redevelopment of the Montreal Alouettes and the expansion of Percival Molson Memorial Stadium. He was inducted as a builder into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015.

He has been involved in commerce in Canada through the years. He was Director of Norin Corp., which owned Maple Leaf Mills during the 1970s and 1980s. He lives in Florida and has residences in New York and Montreal. He has two sons.