James Creighton (Ice Hockey)

James Creighton (Ice Hockey)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James George Aylwin Creighton was a Canadian lawyer, engineer, journalist and athlete. He is credited with organizing the first recorded indoor ice hockey match at Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1875. He helped popularize the sport in Montreal and later in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada after he moved to Ottawa in 1882 where he served for 48 years as the law clerk to the Canadian Senate. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, James Creighton was educated at Halifax Grammar School, where he graduated at age 14, then earned an arts degree with honours from University of King's College in 1868. He then studied under Sandford Fleming, who as engineer-in-chief for the Intercolonial Railway, hired him to work on surveys in Nova Scotiashow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134982482
  • 9786134982481