Tommy Gorman

1886 - 1961

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Thomas Patrick Gorman (June 9, 1886 – May 15, 1961), known as "T.P." or "Tommy", was a Canadian ice hockey executive, sports entrepreneur and athlete. Gorman was a founder of the National Hockey League (NHL), won the Stanley Cup seven times as a general manager with four teams, and an Olympic gold medal-winning lacrosse player for Canada. Gorman was born in Ottawa, Ontario. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tommy Gorman has received more than 51,332 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Tommy Gorman is the 2,287th most popular athlete, the 724th most popular biography from Canada and the 43rd most popular Canadian Athlete.

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  • 15

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  • 2.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among athletes, Tommy Gorman ranks 2,287 out of 6,025Before him are Nikolay Kruglov, Ruth Beitia, Dan O'Brien, Jack Yerman, Roger Verey, and Andrejs Rastorgujevs. After him are Lorenzo Wright, Satymkul Dzhumanazarov, Siegbert Horn, Katrin Dörre-Heinig, Mikhail Shchennikov, and Liliya Nurutdinova.

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Among people born in 1886, Tommy Gorman ranks 303Before him are Rudolf Degermark, Pauline Bush, Charlie Ruggles, Maggie Laubser, John Jacob Astor, 1st Baron Astor of Hever, and Clarence Birdseye. After him are Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell, Luis Alberni, Gus Kahn, Zoe Akins, Rameshwari Nehru, and Hobart Cavanaugh. Among people deceased in 1961, Tommy Gorman ranks 205Before him are Sumner Welles, George S. Kaufman, Arnstein Arneberg, Charles Erwin Wilson, George Formby, and Maribel Vinson. After him are Tony Bettenhausen, Albert Bogen, Marion Mahony Griffin, Gwen Lee, Jessie Redmon Fauset, and Henry O'Neill.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Tommy Gorman ranks 724 out of 1,622Before him are Laura Vandervoort (1984), Beattie Ramsay (1895), Kate McGarrigle (1946), Deborah Ellis (1960), Corey Hart (1962), and Skip Spence (1946). After him are Missy Peregrym (1982), Tatiana Maslany (1985), Steve Yzerman (1965), Erik Mongrain (1980), Ted Lindsay (1925), and Maude Abbott (1868).

Among ATHLETES In Canada

Among athletes born in Canada, Tommy Gorman ranks 43Before him are Calvin Bricker (1884), Frank Amyot (1904), Walter Byron (1894), Hayley Wickenheiser (1978), Dean Crawford (1958), and Harold McMunn (1902). After him are Lorne Loomer (1937), Chris Bumstead (1995), Nelson Kuhn (1937), Cyril Slater (1896), Romeo Rivers (1907), and Pete Desjardins (1907).