Thompson Morris

Thompson Morris


Morris (Moe) Thompson Sport: Bowling Year Inducted: 1998 Morris “Moe” Thompson’s involvement in bowling began in the mid-50’s. His accomplishments have been as a player, coach, and administrator. He bowled in various leagues at both the competitive and recreational levels, including the City Mens’ League, and the Major Bowling League. Moe won just about every […]

Taillon Doug


Doug Taillon Sport: Bowling Year Inducted: 1968 Doug Taillon had bowled for 25 years prior to his induction into the Hall of Fame. He won many Championships, and was the high average holder several times. He won the high triple crown in Canada in 1954 with a 1079. Doug also won the highest 5 games […]

Rubino Joe


Joe (Banana King) Rubino Sport: Bowling Year Inducted: 1968 Joe Rubino was one of Cornwall’s outstanding bowlers at 10 pins. He played on several Championship teams and has many trophies at his home. Joe started bowling in 1914, and bowled for 40 years. He is a retired businessman and was known as the “Banana King” […]

Markell Mahalah


Mahalah Markell Sport: Bowling Year Inducted: 1968 Mahalah Markell was born in 1884. Her father James Whitham is also a Hall of Famer for lawn bowling. James was instrumental in starting lawn bowling in Cornwall. Mahalah was an avid 5 pin bowler, and was one shot short of a perfect game where she ended up […]

Legault Richard


Richard (Dick) Legault Sport: Bowling Year Inducted: 1988 Over the past 20 years, statistics prove that Richard “Dick” Legault is the premier and most consistent five-pin bowler in Cornwall. With a lifetime average of 252, Dick would have been eligible to bowl for any team in Canada. In 16 of 20 years, he recorded season […]

Jacmin Vital


Vital (Jack) (Mr. Bowler) Jacmin Sport: Bowling Year Inducted: 1968 Vital “Jack” Jacmin started to bowl around 1895, at the age of 13. He bowled 10 pins, which was the only game available until 1925. In 10 pins, Jack held 3 games of 299. In 5 pins, he started 1 game with a spare and […]

Esper George


George Esper Sport: Bowling Year Inducted: 1968 George Esper, born in 1892, was known as one of Cornwall’s big three. When Esper, Carra, and Rubino were playing at Stanford and Kennedy’s Bowling Alley, they filled the Alley with spectators. George bowled 10 pin bowling for 30 years. He won many Cups and Championships. He loved […]

Carra Dominic


Dominic Carra Sport: Bowling Year Inducted: 1968 Dominic Carra was well known for his keen interest in bowling. He won many 10 pin bowling Championships. It was quite common to see Cornwall’s big three bowlers, Carra, Rubino, and Esper at Stanford and Kennedy and Ronald Gravely Bowling Alleys. Dominic was quite interested in lacrosse and […]

Blue Carmen


Carmen Donald Blue Sport: Bowling Year Inducted: 1984 The late Carmen Donald Blue dominated Cornwall Bowling Lanes like few before or after him. From 1948 to 1974, Carmen was the Wayne Gretzky of Cornwall Bowling. In the 1950’s, Carmen established a record that has stood the test of time. Some say it will never be […]