Bill Fitsell

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Bill Fitsell
John Walter Fitsell

(1923-07-25)July 25, 1923
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
DiedDecember 3, 2020(2020-12-03) (aged 97)
OccupationJournalist and writer
EmployerThe Kingston Whig-Standard
The Lindsay Post
Known forSociety for International Hockey Research, International Hockey Hall of Fame

John Walter "Bill" Fitsell (July 25, 1923 – December 3, 2020) was a Canadian sports journalist and historian. He was a columnist for The Kingston Whig-Standard from 1961 to 1993.

Fitsell was the founding president of the Society for International Hockey Research in 1991. He was involved with the International Hockey Hall of Fame from 1969 to 2005.

Fitsell died on December 3, 2020 in Kingston, Ontario at the age of 97.[1]

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  1. "Bill Fitsell". Society for International Hockey Research. December 4, 2020. Retrieved December 4, 2020. Bill Fitsell (July 25, 1923 – December 3, 2020) We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our founding President J. W. "Bill" Fitsell.