Walter A Brown

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Birthday
10, 1905
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Sep 7, 1964 (59)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
10, 1905
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Sep 7, 1964 (59)

About

American sports figure most famous for having been the founder and owner of the NBA's Boston Celtics. He is also a key player in the foundation of hockey in the United States, serving as the President of the International Ice Hockey Federation from 1954 to 1957.

Before Fame

He graduated from Philips Exeter Academy in 1926 before succeeding his father as the manager of the Boston Garden.

Trivia

He has the unique distinction of being an inductee into both the Hockey Hall of Fame and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Family Life

His father was U.S. Olympic Team manager and coach George V. Brown.

Associated With

He and Danny Ainge have both served as the general manager of the Boston Celtics.