Ed Snider

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Edward Malcolm Snider[1] (January 6, 1933 – April 11, 2016) was an American business executive. He was the chairman of Comcast Spectacor, a Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment company that owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League; the Wells Fargo Center; the regional sports network Comcast SportsNet; and Global Spectrum, an international facilities management company. He formerly owned the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association, and ran the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League for a few years in the 1960s.

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Ed Snider
Ed Snider in 2010 (photograph by Michael Alan Goldberg)
Edward Malcolm Snider

January 6, 1933
Washington, D.C., United States
DiedApril 11, 2016(2016-04-11) (aged 83)
Montecito, California, United States
EducationUniversity of Maryland
Spouse(s)Myrna Gordon (divorced)
Martha McGeary (divorced)
Christine Decroix (divorced)
Lin Spivak (2013–2016; his death)
Children4 with Myrna Snider
2 with Martha McGeary
AwardsHockey Hall of Fame (1988)
Philadelphia Flyers Hall of Fame (1989)
Jewish Sports Hall of Fame (1997)
Philadelphia's Greatest Mover and Shaker of the Millennium (Philadelphia Daily News) (1999)
United States Hockey Hall of Fame (2011)