Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 142 years


Memorable Manitobans: Thomas Christian “Tom” Johnson (1928-2007)

Athlete.

Born at Baldur on 18 February 1928, son of Thomas T. Johnson and Dora Landy, he played with the Winnipeg Monarchs (1946-1947) then was recruited by the Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey League, playing from 1950 to 1963. He was a member of six Stanley Cup-winning teams and he received the Norris Trophy in 1959 before moving to the Boston Bruins where he played until receiving a career-ending injury. He was the coach (1970) then assistant general manager (1972) of two cup-winning teams in Boston. In 1970, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. He died at his home at Falmouth, Massachusetts on 22 November 2007.

Sources:

“Hockey world mourns loss of Tom Johnson,” Baldur Gazette, 27 November 2007, page 1.

Hockey Hall of Fame.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 July 2015

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2021 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.