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Jean Béliveau

Jean BéliveauAKA Joseph Jean Arthur Béliveau

Born: 31-Aug-1931
Birthplace: Trois-Riviéres, Quebec, Canada
Died: 2-Dec-2014
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Hockey

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Montreal Canadiens, 1950-71

Star center for the Montreal Canadiens in the 1950s and '60s. Scored 507 goals over 20 seasons, with 712 assists, and the Canadiens won ten Stanley Cup championships while he played.

Father: Arthur Béliveau
Mother: Laurette Béliveau
Wife: Elyse Couture (m. 1953, one daughter)
Daughter: Helene

    Hart Trophy 1955/56
    Hart Trophy 1963/64
    Hockey Hall of Fame 1972
    Order of Canada 19-Dec-1969 (officer)
    Order of Canada 6-May-1998 (companion)
    Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 1975
    Canada's Walk of Fame 2001
    Surgery cancerous tumor removed from his neck (2000)
    Stroke (Jan-2010)
    Stroke (Feb-2012)
    Canadian Ancestry
    French Ancestry
    French-Canadian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Cancer

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Montreal Canadiens (1952-71)
    Montreal Canadiens (1950/51)

Author of books:
My Life in Hockey (1996, memoir, with Allan Turowetz and Chrys Goyens)


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