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  Smith, Larry
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NameLarry Smith
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Hudson, Qu├ębec , Canada
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Nov 17, 2003 10:30am
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Infoformer CFL Football Player
former CFL Commisioner
Current Publisher of the english-language Montreal Gazette

PERSONAL - Age 52; native of Hudson, Que.; married with three children.

EDUCATION - Economics degree from Bishop's University; law degree from McGill University.

FOOTBALL - Running back drafted first overall by Montreal Alouettes in 1972; played nine CFL seasons; appeared in five Grey Cup games, winning two.

BUSINESS - After football, worked in sales and marketing with various firms; rose to president of the frozen bakery division of Ogilvie Mills Ltd.

COMMISH - Served as commissioner of the CFL from 1992 to 1996; spearheaded ill-fated expansion into the U.S.

ALS AGAIN - Named president of the Alouettes in 1997; left with 28 consecutive sold-out games and league-best sponsorship and television contracts.

NEWSPAPERS - Named publisher of the Montreal Gazette on Jan. 10, 2002.

QUOTE - "You have to assess your future. Do you want to stand still or accept new challenges? I think there's a lot I haven't accomplished yet."




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