It was selected at Philcon I defeating a bid from Milwaukee, WI, it was sponsored by the Derelicts (the Toronto Science Fiction Society), and it was the first Worldcon to be held outside the United States.
Other committee members: Bill Grant.
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Also involved: - 1948 World SF Convention - 1948-world-sf-convention - 1949 Worldcon Site Selection - 6th World Science Fiction Convention - 6th-world-science-fiction-convention - Canada - Canadian Fandom - Fandemonium - Fandom - Jean Bogert - Josie Benderavage - Le Zombie - Leslie Croutch - Norman F. Stanley - Philcon I Reminiscence (Trebing) - Torcon 1 - Torcon-1 - Worldcon Bid - Worldcon proceedings - Worldcons by Area
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