Davis, DickDate of Death: 1970-03-20
Date of Birth: 1902-10-26
Date of Induction: 1992
Born in Lachine, Quebec, Dick Davis enjoyed a fine amateur hockey career. He played on the 1924 Winnipeg Tammany Tigers team that claimed the Manitoba Junior hockey title and competed in the Memorial Cup.
Davis began his officiating career in Winnipeg in the 1930s with local leagues. He rapidly advanced to the junior, senior, and intermediate leagues both locally and to their national championships.
Dick also officiated in the United States Hockey League, the Pacific Coast Hockey League and the Western Hockey League. He refereed more Memorial and Allan Cup play-down games than all but a select few other referees did. He retired in 1962 for health reasons. Dick Davis died March 20, 1970.