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Kenneth Pentin "Le Clou" Farmer, Order of Canada (September 26, 1912 – January 12, 2005) was a Canadian Chartered Accountant, a Winter Olympics silver medal winner in ice hockey, and a president of the Canadian Olympic Association (now known as the Canadian Olympic Committee).
Farmer was an outstanding hockey player. He was a member of the 1936 Port Arthur Bearcats, which won the silver medal for Canada in ice hockey at the 1936 Winter Olympics. He had the second highest points at the Olympics with 10 goals and four assists.
From 1953 to 1961, he was the President of the Canadian Olympic Association. He was President of the Commonwealth Games Association of Canada from 1977 to 1983. He was a Governor of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame from 1980 to 1990.
- 1971, inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame in 1971
- 1981, made a Member of the Order of Canada
- 1987, inducted into the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the 1936 Olympic team
- 1999, inducted to the McGill University Sports Hall of Fame
- Canadian Who's Who 1997 entry. University of Toronto Press.
- OBIT: Olympian Ken Farmer dies at 92. McGill University.
- OBIT: Ken Farmer, oldest surviving Redmen player. McGill University.
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