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Paul Godfrey Biography by The Baseball Page

Paul Godfrey Biography by The Baseball Page

Paul Victor Godfrey

    * School University of Toronto

Paul Godfrey was the president of the Toronto Blue Jays for eight years, from September 1, 2000 until the end of 2008.

Godfrey spent almost two decades in municipal politics in Toronto, ON before becoming the publisher of the Toronto Sun newspaper. He is a chemical engineer by training, having attended the University of Toronto. He graduated in 1962 with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree.

He was named as a member of the Order of Canada in 1999. [1] In 2010, he was named to the Order of Ontario, the province's highest honor. Godfrey was recognized as follows: "He is known for his leadership in municipal governance, advocating for venerable Toronto institutions, and the creation of the Herbie Fund, which pays for life-saving operations for children around the world." [2]

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