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Gary Davidson

Gary Davidson

American lawyer and businessman
Gary Davidson
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Intro American lawyer and businessman
Is Lawyer
From United States of America
Type Law
Gender male
Birth 13 August 1934
Age: 86 years
Star sign LeoLeo
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Biography

Gary L. Davidson (born August 13, 1934)[1] is an American lawyer and businessman who is based in Orange County, California.

Davidson co-founded and served as the first president of the World Hockey Association and co-founded, with former Buena Park Mayor Dennis Murphy, the American Basketball Association. He also founded the World Football League where he was the league's first president and commissioner. He was a star basketball player at Garden Grove, Calif., High School and attended the University of Redlands, Calif.

Honours

In 1973 and 1974, the Gary L. Davidson Award was presented to the most valuable player of the World Hockey Association.

In 2010, Davidson was part of the initial group of individuals elected to the World Hockey Association Hall of Fame.

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