David Forsyth
David
Forsyth

Born
Dec 15, 1852
Age
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Birthplace
Pertshire
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School(s)
University of Toronto
Where they grew up
Lynden

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David Forsyth

he was a year old when his family moved from Scotland to Canada; he was 15 years old when his family moved to Galt... he was 83 years old when he passed away in Beamsville, ON on 14 September 1936... served as Master of Mathematics and Science at Berlin High School... retired from teaching in June 1921 with the title of Principal Emeritus... was known as the “Daddy of Canadian Soccer”... wrote the Newark Press in 1885, Forsyth was “the finest dribbler in Canada”... also wrote the Newark Press, “he is a tall, broad shouldered, light complexioned man. His long, drooping moustache has won for him the name of ‘The man with the big moustache’”... in 2000, was part of the inaugural class honoured by The Soccer Hall of Fame in Canada (one of 11 builders)... 

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