83, Former CFL commissioner, Doug Mitchell, passed away

83, Former CFL commissioner, Doug Mitchell, passed away

Doug Mitchell was a Canadian Football League player, executive, and commissioner. Doug played for the BC Lions and served as CFL Commissioner from 1984 to 1988.

What caused the death of Doug Mitchell?

Doug Mitchell passed away on July 20, 2022, at the age of 83, Mitchell’s wife, the former lieutenant governor of Alberta, Lois Mitchell, released a brief statement on Thursday informing of his departure on July 20. She claimed that he died “quickly and peacefully” at home. However, his actual cause of death has not been revealed yet.

According to John Hufnagel, president/general manager of the Calgary Stampeders, “Doug’s passing is a great loss to the Stampeders, to the CFL, and to the community.” “His vast and extensive contributions to football and amateur sports were remarkable.

Doug Mitchell Age, Family, and Early Life

Doug Mitchell was born on February 19, 1939, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was 83 years old at the time of his death.  However,  little information regarding his personal life has surfaced over the internet, we do not have any specific information regarding his daily background and early life as His personal life has not been widely documented on his Wikipedia page at this time, making it difficult to find specific information about him or his parents.

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We are therefore unable to provide you with any current information about his life. Once we learn more about him, we will update whatever is relevant to him.

Doug Mitchell Career, What was his profession?

He began his legal career with the firm of Howard, Mackie, specializing in corporate and commercial law. Mitchell appeared in three games for the British Columbia Lions in 1960. Mitchell later became the CFL commissioner, a position he held from 1984 to 1988. He was inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, was named Sportsman of the Year by the Calgary Booster Club in 2007, and was named one of the Globe and Mail’s Power 50 Canadian athletes in 2010.

In 2004, he was appointed to the Order of Canada for his professional and community achievements, and in 2007, he was inducted into the Alberta Order of Excellence. He worked at the national law firm Borden Ladner Gervais and served on the CFL Board of Governors in 2011.

Which school and college did he go to?

He is a graduate of Colorado College and the University of British Columbia where he earned a Bachelor of Laws degree from UBC in 1962.

Doug Mitchell Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The net worth of this individual is currently unknown due to the fact that no personal information is available in the public domain and he has no information about his income.

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Doug Mitchell Wife, What about his relationship?

He was married to Lois Mitchell and they are the parents of Scott Mitchell who is the president of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. They shared three more children named shelly, sue ann, and steven along with Scott.

Was he available on any social media platforms?

We do not have precise information about his social media status. When we receive more detailed information surrounding his social media handles, we will update this section.

Physical Appearance of Doug Mitchell’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourWhite
Eye ColourHazel
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Doug Mitchell’s should be known

NationalityCanadian
EthnicityWhite
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Net WorthN / A
Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpouseLois Mitchell
Children4

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