Lord Stanley of Preston

Induction Year: 1947 Builder

He was Governor General of Canada from 1888 to 1893 and during his final year in office donated a trophy to be awarded to the championship hockey club in Canada; the trophy came to be known as the Stanley Cup; originally the trophy was awarded to amateur teams but ultimately became symbolic of professional hockey supremacy; he was elected in 1945.

Governor General of Canadafrom 1888-1893, Donated trophy to championship hockey team in Canada


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