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Baker, Hobey (15 January 1892–21 December 1918), ice hockey player, was born Hobart Amory Hare Baker in Bala-Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, the son of Alfred Thornton Baker, an upholstery manufacturer, and Mary Augusta Pemberton, a socialite. Baker attended St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire, between the ages of eleven and eighteen. His parents, who subsequently divorced in 1907, sent Baker and his older brother to this prestigious Episcopalian preparatory school in 1903. It was a school much in favor with the socialites of Main Line Philadelphia and was patterned after the so-called “public” schools of England. While there Baker came under the sporting influence of one of the masters, James Conover, his father’s cousin, who established hockey as the school’s most dominant sport after he had made an early trip to Montreal to purchase sticks and pucks....

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Goheen, Francis Xavier (09 February 1894–13 November 1979), hockey player, was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, the son of John William Goheen, an odd-job laborer, and Mabel Theresa Rotter. Popularly known as “Moose by his late teenage years,” Goheen learned hockey on the outdoor rinks of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, where he grew up. He starred in hockey for the local town team while playing football and baseball for White Bear Lake High School, and at Valparaiso University in Indiana, he played football and baseball....

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Johnson, Bob (04 March 1931–26 November 1991), ice hockey coach, was born Robert Johnson in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of a Swedish immigrant who adopted his American surname in place of Olars; no other family information is available. He demonstrated his aptitude for ice hockey at an early age, winning the city ice skating championship when he was thirteen. After military service during the Korean War, he played collegiate ice hockey at the University of Minnesota for two years, leading the team in goal scoring; he had earlier played at the University of North Dakota. He married Martha (maiden name unknown); the couple had five children....