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Norman James Boswell “Hec” Fowler

  • Birth 14 Oct 1892 Saskatoon, Saskatoon Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Death 30 Jul 1987 Peterborough, Peterborough County, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial Saskatoon, Saskatoon Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Memorial ID 8741110

Professional Hockey Player. A native of Peterborough, Ontario, Fowler played the position of Goalie for teams in the PCHA, SCSHL, SPHL, NHL, PRHL, N-SSHL, and the CALHL hockey leagues. He played for the Saskatoon Rovers from 1909 to 1910, Saskatoon Bankers from 1909 to 1910, Saskatoon Westerns from 1910 to 1911, Saskatoon Wholesalers from 1911 to 1915, Saskatoon Pilgrims from 1915 to 1916, Spokane Canaries from 1916 to 1917, Seattle Metropolitans from 1917 to 1919, Victoria Aristocrats from 1920 to 1922, Victoria Cougars from 1922 to 1924, Boston Bruins from 1924 to 1925, Edmonton Eskimos from 1924 to 1925, 1926 to 1927, and the Oakland Shieks from 1928 to 1931. Also a veteran of World War I, Fowler ended his hockey career in 1931, and faded into obscurity. He was later found in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where he had opened up a printing shop. Fowler passed away in Saskatoon on July 30, 1987, at the age of 94. At the time of his death he was the oldest living member of the NHL.

Bio by: Peterborough "K"


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 11 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8741110
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Norman James Boswell “Hec” Fowler (14 Oct 1892–30 Jul 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8741110, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatoon Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .