Wheeler Anthony

Wheeler Anthony


James Anthony (Tony) Wheeler Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1984 Dynamite, the adage goes, comes in small packages. The Wheeler brothers combined didn’t weigh more than 260 pounds but they packed the explosive scoring punch of TNT. The St. Andrews’ natives, playing for the Cornwall Seniors, dominated the Quebec Senior Lacrosse League from 1947 to 1952. […]

Wheeler Gabriel


Gabriel Joseph (Gabe) Wheeler Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1984 Dynamite, the adage goes, comes in small packages. The Wheeler brothers combined didn’t weigh more than 260 pounds but they packed the explosive scoring punch of TNT. The St. Andrews’ natives, playing for the Cornwall Seniors, dominated the Quebec Senior Lacrosse League from 1947 to 1952. […]

Watson Aaron


Aaron W. (Bunt) Watson Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1969 Aaron W. “Bunt” Watson, born 1896, was one of Cornwall’s great lacrosse players playing in the National lacrosse league. Known as “Big Bunt”, he played for the Vancouver Salmonbellies. Bunt was a strong rugged player who scored a lot of goals. He also played baseball, hockey, […]

Thompson Alex


Alex Thompson Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1970 Alex Thompson, of Cornwall Island, born in 1885, was one of the great field lacrosse players. He was a big, tall, strong athlete who wore the Cornwall lacrosse colours for over twenty years. Alex was on Cornwall’s great lacrosse team that won the Eastern Canada Championship in 1912, […]

Tallon Dr. John


Dr. John Alexander Tallon Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1969 Dr. John Alexander Tallon, born in 1891, learned his lacrosse in Cornwall. He played on several Championship teams, including Cornwall’s great team of 1912 that played New Westminster on the Pacific Coast for the World’s Championship. Dr. Tallon was a clever stick handler and a good […]

St.Thomas Jim


Jim St. Thomas Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1974-75 In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, field lacrosse was the top sport in Cornwall; it was therefore natural for the young men of that time to devote their spare time playing this game. Jim St. Thomas was no exception. As a youth, Jim spent many hours […]

Smith Donald


Donald (Don) John Smith Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 1969 Born in Cornwall, Ontario in 1887, Donald “Don” John Smith was a Canadian professional hockey player who played for the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Shamrocks, Montreal Wanderers, and the Renfrew Creamery Kings. From 1904-1907, Don played senior amateur hockey for his hometown Cornwall Club in the Federal […]

Phelan Dalton


Dalton (Dot) Phelan Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1972 Dalton “Dot” Phelan, who was born in 1891, joined the Cornwall lacrosse team that was a member of the National Lacrosse Union. Dalton was an integral part of this team which became known as one of the top teams in the country. Dalton moved to Toronto where […]

Payette Henri


  Henri Payette Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1977   Henri Payette was certainly one of Cornwall’s most traveled lacrosse players and undoubtedly one of the best over a period of 17 years and a most successful coach as well. He was a talented centre-man with exceptional lacrosse sense, stick handling ability, and a prolific scorer. […]

O’Neil William


William T. O’Neil Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1969 William T. O’Neil, born in 1871, was one of Cornwall’s great lacrosse coaches. Known as “Bill”, he coached the Cornwall Seniors for years. He then coached at Carlisle and Lehigh University with Pop Warner who produced the great Indian star, Jim Thorpe. Bill coached Lehigh University to […]

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