Apps, Charles Joseph Sylvanus
1915 - Born on the 18th of January in Ontario, Canada.
1936-1948 - He was a Canadian professional hockey player for the Toronto Maple Leafs and a Conservative Member of Provincial Parliament in Ontario.
1936 - Represented Canada at the Olympics in Berlin, Germany, where he placed sixth in the pole vault.
1937 - He was the winner of the first Calder Trophy.
1939 - He also played for an all-star team competing in Montreal on October to raise money for Babe Siebert's family.
1942 - Received the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.
1947 - Served as the Maple Leafs captain during the first National Hockey League All-Star Game October at Maple Leaf Gardens.
1961 - He was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame .
1963-1975 - He was a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.
1963-1967 - He represented the riding of Kingston.
1967-1975 - Represented the riding of Kingston and the Islands.
1971-1974 - He served as the Minister of Correctional Services.
1975 - He was elected to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame and two years later he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.
1998 - He was ranked number 33 on The Hockey News' list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players.
- Died on the 24th of December in Cambridge, Ontario.
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