Frederick Stanley

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Birthday
15, 1841
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 14, 1908 (67)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
15, 1841
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 14, 1908 (67)

About

Politician in the United Kingdom who served as Colonial Secretary from 1885 to 1886 and the Governor General of Canada from 1888 to 1893.

Before Fame

He got a commission in the Grenadier Guards and rose to the rank of Captain.

Trivia

He is most famous for creating and donating the Stanley Cup to Canada. The cup became the championship trophy of the National Hockey League.

Family Life

He married Lady Constance Villiers, daughter of George Villiers, in 1864.

Associated With

Simon Gagne won the Stanley Cup, which was named in his honor.