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professional , owner , Broadcast executive

Larry David Gordon, Canadian professional sports team owner, broadcast executive.


Gordon, Larry David was born on July 19, 1938 in Maynooth, Ontario, Canada. Son of David M. and Mary Kathleen (Hickey) Gordon.


Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude, University Rochester, New York, 1962. Bachelor of Laws, LaSalle University, 1966.


Marketing director, Boston Bruins Hockey Club, 1967-1972;marketing director, Cleveland Pro Sports, Inc., 1972-1974;executive director, World Hockey Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1974-1978;general manager, Edmonton (Alberta) Oilers Hockey Club, 1978-1980;president, owner, Wichita (Kansas) Wind Hockey Club, 1980-1983;president, owner, Montana Magic Hockey Club, Billings, 1983-1984;president, owner, Muskegon (Michigan) Lumberjack Hockey Team, 1984-1992;president, owner, Cleveland Lumberjacks Hockey Team, since 1992. Owner Civic Arena Management Corporation. Managing partner Station WLCS-FM.

Consultant Canada Government Sports Ministry, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1974-1978, A.A.U. Winter Games, Muskegon, 1986-1992. Board directors Amateur Sports Council, Muskegon.


  • Avocations: boating, antique sports cars, North America art, fishing.


President Muskegon County American Cancer Society, 1988-1992. Board directors Muskegon Visitor and Convention Bureau, 1985-1992, Economics Growth Alliance, Muskegon, 1988-1992, Muskegon Chamber of Commerce, 1985-1988, Amicare Home Health Superior vena cava syndrome, 1988-1992, YFCA, 1989-1992. Member drug enforcement advisory board.

Trustee Shoes for Kids, Cleveland, since 1993. Sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1957-1958. Member World Hockey Association (governor 1978, Executive of Year 1975, 78), Internat.Hockey League (governor since 1984, Executive of Year 1985, 89, Chairman, Board Of Directors since 1995), National Hockey League (governor 1979), Century (board directors Muskegon chapter 1989-1991), Grand Haven (Michigan) Country Club (board directors 1986-1992), Elks (3d chair 1969-1970).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: boating, antique sports cars, North America art, fishing.


Married Judith Ann Sharp, February 14, 1963 (divorced June 1974). Children: Lawrence D., David M., James R., Victoria K.

David M. Gordon

Mary Kathleen (Hickey) Gordon

Judith Ann Sharp

Lawrence D. Gordon

David M. Gordon

James R. Gordon

Victoria K. Gordon