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 Frank “Nick” Kahler

Frank “Nick” Kahler

Birth
Dollar Bay, Houghton County, Michigan, USA
Death 8 Jan 1983 (aged 91)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Mausoleum, first floor, corridor 3
Memorial ID 6118 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Hockey Player. Born in Dollar Bay, Michigan, in 1916, he was a member of the St. Paul Athletic Club when they won the McNaughton Cup against Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and defeated Lachine, Quebec, for the Art Ross Trophy in 1920. In 1920 Kahler launched the Minneapolis Millers in the United States Amateur Hockey Association. His team the Millers won the league title in 1925 and Kahler was selected to coach the Augsburg College team to represent the United States in the 1928 Olympics. During the 1930s, as owner of the then professional Millers, his team captured the American Hockey Association title. In addition to his hockey interests, Kahler founded Golden Gloves boxing in Minnesota as well as the Northwest Sports Show in Minneapolis. He was inducted into the Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame in 1962 and the US Hockey Hall of Fame in 1980.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Aug 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6118
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank “Nick” Kahler (18 Mar 1891–8 Jan 1983), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6118, citing Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .