Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Davidsons in:
 • Clover Hill Park Cemetery
 • Birmingham
 • Oakland County
 • Michigan
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Bill Davidson
Birth: Dec. 5, 1922
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 2009
Bloomfield Hills
Oakland County
Michigan, USA

Sports Magnate. He was the principal owner of the NBA Detroit Pistons, the WNBA Detroit Shock, the IHL Detroit Vipers and the NHL Tampa Bay Lightning. Under his reign, the Pistons won NBA Finals in 1989, 1990 and 2004. His Shock won the 2003, 2006 and 2008 WNBA Finals and the Vipers won the Turner Cup in 1997. In 2004, he became the only owner in professional sports history to win a NBA Championship with the Detroit Pistons and a Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightening. He also owned Palace Sports and Entertainment and was chairman of Guardian Industries, the world's largest suppler of automotive glass. With his combined business ventures, Forbes ranked him as one of the richest persons in the United States with a net worth of $4 Billion. In 2008, he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Clover Hill Park Cemetery
Birmingham
Oakland County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Mar 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34787131
Bill Davidson
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Bill Davidson
Added by: Josh Perry
 
Bill Davidson
Added by: Josh Perry
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Mar. 13, 2014
happy birthday
- peggy
 Added: Dec. 5, 2012

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Dec. 5, 2011
There are 26 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.9 after 25 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service