Professional Hockey Player. A native of Minesing, Ontario, Foyston played for teams in the NHL, OHA-JR, OHA-SR, TMHL, NHA, PCHA, St-Cup, WCHL, Can-Pro, IHL, and the Can-Am hockey leagues. At 5'09", and 158lbs, Foyston played the position of Center for the Barrie Athletic Club from 1908 to 1911, Toronto Eaton's from 1911 to 1912, Toronto Blueshirts from 1912 to 1916, Seattle Metropolitans from 1915 to 1924, Victoria Cougars from 1924 to 1926, Detroit Cougars from 1926 to 1928, Detroit Olympics from 1927 to 1931, and the Bronx Tigers from 1931 to 1932. Foyston was Head Coach of the Syracuse Stars from 1930 to 1931 in the IHL, and the Bronx Tigers from 1931 to 1932 in the CAHL. Foyston later became a scout for the Detroit Red Wings, and also operated a turkey ranch in Port Orchard, Washington, after his hockey days. Foyston passed away in Seattle, Washington, in January 1966 at the age of 74. Foyston was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as a Player in 1958.
Helen Lois Tuffley Foyston
1898–1934 (m. 1919)