Walter Fitzgerald (centre) with junior Halifax Canadians teammates Jimmy O’Regan (left) and Ken Mantin.
Water Ronald Fitzgerald
Born: May 8, 1936 (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
Died: October 11, 2014 (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
Walter Fitzgerald played junior hockey with the Halifax Canadians in 1955-56. He went on to become a high school principal, later enjoying a lengthy political career as mayor of Halifax and as a provincial cabinet minister in the Liberal government of Gerald Regan. He skated in many charity hockey games as a politician.