Clarence Campbell

3rd President of the NHL Clarence Campbell Full Name: Clarence Campbell
Nationality: Canadian

Profession: 3rd President of the NHL
Why Famous: Served the longest tenure of any NHL president/commissioner from 1946 to 1977.

In that time, he oversaw the league’s most sizeable expansion, doubling membership from 6 to 12 teams at the start of the 1967-68 season. By the time he left office, 6 further franchises had been added.

His legacy is preserved in the form of the Western Conference playoff championship trophy.

Born: July 9, 1905
Star Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fleming, Saskatchewan, Canada

Died: June 24, 1984 (aged 78)

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