Category:James Creighton

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English: James George Aylwin Creighton (June 12, 1850 – June 27, 1930) 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.

James Creighton 
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Canadian ice hockey lawyer
Date of birth 12 June 1850
Date of death 27 June 1930
Place of burial
Educated at
  • ice hockey player
  • lawyer
  • journalist
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