David Braley

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David Osborn Braley OC (May 31, 1941 – October 26, 2020) was a Canadian politician, sports owner and businessman. He was the owner of the BC Lions, the Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He was appointed to the Senate of Canada in 2010 as a Conservative, but resigned three years later.[1][2] He was a member of the Order of Canada and the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. He was born in Montreal, Quebec.

Braley died on October 26, 2020 from diabetes-related problems in Burlington, Ontario at the age of 79.[3]

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  1. "Conservative Senator David Braley resigns". Toronto Star. December 3, 2013. Retrieved December 3, 2013.
  2. "PM names football tycoon to Senate", Globe and Mail, May 20, 2010
  3. Brown, Scott (October 26, 2020). "B.C. Lions owner David Braley dead at 79". The Province. Vancouver. Retrieved October 26, 2020.