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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on January 17th, 2023

Charles Farquharson - Born in 1877 in Stratford, Ontario- Died April, 1931 in Stratford, Ontario was a Canadian ice Hockey player, executive and president.

Farquharson was a leading sports figure on local Stratford lacrosse and Hockey teams.

Farquharson was a member of the 1901 intermediate championship lacrosse team.

- J. Ross Robertson Cup (intermediate) Champion 1904 with Stratford Hockey Club.
O.H.A. intermediate championship team from Stratford, Ontario.

- J. Ross Robertson Cup (senior) Champion 1907 with Stratford Hockey Club (Stratford Indians).
O.H.A. senior championship team from Stratford, Ontario.

Charles Farquharson was the Ontario Hockey Association / OHA President from 1913 to 1915.

Farquharson was involved in securing a franchise for Stratford in the Canadian Professional Hockey League / Can-Pro when it was organized in 1926. The Stratford Nationals won the Can-Pro championship in 1928.

Farquharson spent his life in the furniture manufacturing business. He began as a bookkeeper with the Porteus-McLagan Company where he rose to the position of secretary-treasurer. Around 1913, he joined Frank Gifford, a furniture finisher from McLagan's and also a friend and neighbour, to form the Farquharson-Gifford Furniture Manufacturing Company in Stratford, Ontario.

His Straford home is now the Caversham House B&B


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