Angus Campbell (ice hockey)

Angus Campbell
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1964
Angus Campbell, Cobalt Silver Kings.jpg
Born (1884-03-19)March 19, 1884
Stayner, Ontario, Canada[1]
Died March 5, 1976(1976-03-05) (aged 91)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Cobalt Silver Kings
Playing career 1908–1915

Angus Daniel Campbell (March 19, 1884 – March 5, 1976) was the founder of the Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA), an executive member of the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame.[2]

He was the last surviving former player of the Cobalt Silver Kings.


Angus Campbell graduated from the University of Toronto in 1911 with a B.A.Sc. in Mining engineering. While at the University of Toronto, he played on the University's hockey and lacrosse teams. After graduation he began working in Cobalt, Ontario. In Cobalt, he played on a hockey team in the Timiskaming Professional Hockey League. This team included other prolific hockey players of that time such as Walter Smaill, Art Ross, Herb Clarke and Bruce Ridpath.

In October 1919, Campbell helped found the NOHA and became its president. Shortly after NOHA was founded, it joined the OHA. Campbell also served on the executive of the OHA. For his work in developing these organization, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as a builder in 1964.

Professionally, Campbell was a successful engineer for McIntyre-Porcupine Mines Ltd. and other companies. He served a term as president of the Professional Engineers of Ontario. After his retirement, he moved to Toronto, Ontario. He died in 1976.[3]


  1. ^ SIHR – Player List
  2. ^ Angus Campbell, Biography
  3. ^ "Deaths", The Globe and Mail (1936-Current); Mar 9, 1976; pg. 45

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