Alvin Fisher

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Al Fisher
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Born (1893-01-05)January 5, 1893
Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
Died March 1, 1937(1937-03-01) (aged 44)
Ranger Lake, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Winger/Defence
Shot Right
Played for Toronto St. Pats
Playing career 1919–1927

Alvin Light Fisher (January 5, 1893 – March 1, 1937) was a Canadian ice hockey right winger. He played in the Western Canada, Pacific Coast and National hockey leagues for the Calgary Tigers, Seattle Metropolitans and Toronto St. Pats, respectively. He was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Prior to his hockey career, he had served in the Canadian Forces during World War I, where he was wounded.[1]

Alvin Fisher died suddenly at Ranger Lake in 1937 at the age of 44.[1][2] He suffered from poor health in the preceding years including heart problems, with the cause of death on his death certificate listed as acute pericarditis.[3] He was buried at Old Greenwood Cemetery in Sault Ste. Marie.

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  1. ^ a b "Alvin Fisher Enjoyed Colourful Hockey Career", The Sault Star, March 2, 1937
  2. ^ "Alvin Fisher Dies At Ranger Lake", The Sault Star, March 1, 1937
  3. ^ Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938 and Deaths Overseas, 1939-1947

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