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Lord Stanley of Preston

Person  Male  Born 15/1/1841  Died 14/6/1908

Politician and Keen sportsman. 16th Earl of Derby. Born London, second son of Prime Minister Lord Stanley. Governor General of Canada, 1888 - 1893. His sons became keen hockey players so he and his wife followed the sport. In 1892 gave the original Stanley Cup to Canada to commemorate amateur and then professional ice hockey. Left Canada when his brother died and he consequently became the 16th Earl of Derby. Died at Holwood, his house in Kent.
The picture shows his statue in Stanley Park Vancouver.

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Lord Stanley of Preston

City of Westminster Lord Stanley of Preston purchased the original Stanley Cu...

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