Art Jackson

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Art Jackson
Born (1915-12-15)December 15, 1915
Toronto, ON, CAN
Died May 15, 1971(1971-05-15) (aged 55)
St. Catharines, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
Boston Bruins
New York Americans
Playing career 1934–1945

Arthur Morris Jackson (December 15, 1915 – May 15, 1971) was a National Hockey League (NHL) player and the brother of Hockey Hall of Famer Harvey 'Busher' Jackson. He won 2 Stanley Cups in his career; one with the Boston Bruins in 1941, and the other with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1945.

A native of Toronto, Ontario, Jackson played the position of centre for teams in the NHL, IHL, OHA-JR, TMHL, M-Cup, TIHL, and the IAHL hockey leagues. Jackson played for

  • Toronto Marlboros from 1931 to 1933
  • St. Michael's Majors from 1933 to 1934
  • Toronto CCM from 1933 to 1934
  • Toronto Maple Leafs from 1934 to 1937 and 1944 to 1945
  • Syracuse Stars from 1934 to 1935 and 1936 to 1937
  • Boston Bruins from 1937 to 1938, and 1940 to 1945
  • New York Americans 1938 to 1939

He was coach for the Toronto Barkers from 1946 to 1947.

After retiring from playing hockey Jackson moved to St. Catharines, Ontario, where he became a hockey coach for the OHA and later worked for the Port Weller Dry Docks Ltd. On May 15, 1971, Jackson suffered a heart attack and died while playing golf in the Opening Day Tournament at the St. Catharines Golf Club, at the age of 55.

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