Franklin ‘Frank’ Thomas Ahearn

Biography

Athlete : Hockey
Year Inducted: 1966

Franklin ‘Frank’ Thomas Ahearn (deceased) was the pride, the power, and the passion behind Ottawa’s great NHL days of 1920s. President and owner of the Senators from the 1922 to 1933 seasons. Bought out his partner, Tommy Gorman, in 1924, and became sole owner. Team won Stanley Cup in 1927 with such stars as Boucher, Clancy, Connell, Denneny, Finnigan, Kilrea, Nighbor, and Smith. Also served as Member of Parliament. Member of Hockey Hall of Fame.