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 William Hewitt

William Hewitt

Birth
Cobourg, Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada
Death 8 Sep 1966 (aged 91)
Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Burial Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Plot Buried with his son, wife and daughter.
Memorial ID 7285065 · View Source
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Businessman, Hockey Pioneer and Innovator. Hewitt served as the President of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association, Vice President of the International Ice Hockey Federation from 1925 to 1926, and 1928 to 1931, and led Canada as a team leader in the Olympics of 1920, 1924, 1928, and 1936. From 1919 to 1920 he was Secretary of the Winnipeg Falcons, the season when they won the Allan Cup. He was the father of hockey broadcaster, Foster Hewitt. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as a Builder in 1947, and the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame in 1998.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 23 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7285065
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Hewitt (15 May 1875–8 Sep 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7285065, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .