Anthony Garry Anselmo
March 13, 1918
Michel, British Columbia, Canada
|Died||November 10, 2009 (aged 91)|
|Occupation||President and CEO of Canada Safeway|
Anthony Garry Anselmo, – November 10, 2009) was a community builder for the Calgary Stampeders Football Club of the Canadian Football League and was involved with the team from 1973 until 2009.(March 14, 1918
In 1978, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada "in recognition of his numerous services to Calgary".He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame as a builder in 2009.
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