|Born||June 28, 1958|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Known for||former ice hockey player|
|Relatives||Melvin Simon (father-in-law)|
David Simon (brother-in-law)
Paul Skjodt (born June 28, 1958) is an American businessman, and former ice hockey player.
Paul Skjodt was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on June 28, 1958.
Ice hockey career
From 1975, he played ice hockey for the Kitchener Rangers, Windsor Spitfires, Royal York Royals, Toronto Nationals, Erie Blades and the Crowtree Chiefs.
In 2014, Skjodt was planning on building a $25 million 250,000-square-foot sports complex in northwest Indianapolis.
They are leading political donors, giving $6.6 million to the Democratic Party in the 2018 elections.
In 2015, their Samerian Foundation (founded in 2003) created a $20 million endowment, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. renamed its Center for the Prevention of Genocide as The Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide.
- "Paul Skjodt hockey statistics and profile at hockeydb.com". www.hockeydb.com. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
- "Our Board - Samerian Foundation". www.samerianfoundation.org. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
- "Skjodt plotting $25 million sports complex". ibj.com. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
- Jones, Natalie (2 November 2018). "Midterm big spenders: the top 20 political donors this election". Retrieved 6 November 2018 – via www.theguardian.com.
- "Indianapolis philanthropists make $20 million gift for genocide center - Indiana Economic Digest". indianaeconomicdigest.com. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
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