Lewis was born in Alliston, Ontario. His first NHL experience was in the 1966–67 NHL season. He worked more than 1000 games, 30 playoff games, and nine Stanley Cup Finals at the NHL level, and was named Director of Officiating in 1989, following the sudden death of his predecessor, John McCauley. In this position, he oversaw a staff of 90, as well as the officiating of both the NHL and the AHL. He retired from this position in 2000.
In November 2000, Lewis successfully ran for a position on the Halton Hills, Ontario town council. He has held the Council position for 4 terms.
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Andy Van Hellemond
1981 -- INGLEWOOD, CA
February 10, 1981