BiographyAthlete : Hockey
Year Inducted: 1989
Date of Birth: September 15th, 1918
Born in: Arnprior, Ontario
Edward James Houston (deceased) was the Founding president (two-year term) of the Eastern Professional Hockey League in 1959. A lawyer by profession, named a County and District Courts of Ontario judge in 1981. Retired justice of Superior Court of Ontario. Appointed by NHL and NHLPA as the first salary arbitrator for the League. First NHL equilisation arbitrator for the settling of free agent compensation.