Piteau Telesphore

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Piteau Telesphore

Telesphore (Frere) Piteau
Sport: Swimming
Year Inducted: 1968

Telesphore “Frére” Piteau was born in 1877 in Rimouski, Quebec.

His parents moved to Cornwall when “Frere”, as he was known to all, was still a baby. He was educated in the separate schools of Cornwall and township.

“Frere” took part in almost all sports, but his primary interest was in swimming.

He was noted for his long distance swims and staying in the water for hours at a time.

“Frere” died suddenly while employed by St. Lawrence Brewers Ltd. in 1927.