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 Charles “The Big Bomber” Conacher

Charles “The Big Bomber” Conacher

Birth
Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Death 30 Jan 1967 (aged 57)
Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Burial Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Plot 41-351
Memorial ID 5512 · View Source
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Professional Hockey Player. A native of Toronto, Ontario, Conacher was the brother of hockey players, Lionel and Roy Conacher. At 6'00", and 210lbs, Conacher played the position of Right Wing for teams in the NHL, OHAJR, OHASR, and the M-Cup hockey leagues. Conacher played for the North Toronto Juniors from 1926 to 1927, North Toronto Seniors from 1926 to 1927, Toronto Marlboros from 1927 to 1928, Toronto Maple Leafs from 1929 to 1938, Detroit Red Wings from 1938 to 1939, and the New York Americans from 1939 to 1941. He was also Head Coach of the Chicago Blackhawks from 1947 to 1950 in the NHL. Conacher was the recipient of the Art Ross Trophy in 1934 and 1935, member of the First All-Star Team Right Wing in 1934, 1935, and 1936, and a member of the Second All Star Team Right Wing in 1932 and 1933. He retired from hockey in 1941 to coach and to work at a brokerage firm in Toronto, Ontario. In 1961 Conacher was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as a Player. He passed away in Toronto in December 1967 after a battle with throat cancer.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 22 May 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5512
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles “The Big Bomber” Conacher (10 Dec 1909–30 Jan 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5512, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .