Nicholson Doug

Nicholson Doug

Doug Nicholson Sport: Lacrosse:   Year Inducted: 1975 As an outstanding Canadian citizen, a career officer in the Canadian Armed Forces for more than 30 years, rising to the rank of Brigadier General, an exceptionally fine athlete, Cornwall should be proud to have him as a native son. We are most pleased to induct Doug Nicholson […]

Merpaw Joseph

Joseph (Joe) Merpaw Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1974 Joseph “Joe” Merpaw played with the Senior North Stars of the S.D.& G County League, winning lacrosse Championships in 1923-24. He then played the 1925 and 1926 seasons with Courtaulds in the Montreal Senior League. Upon the formation of Canadian professional box lacrosse in 1931, he joined […]

McLennan Jack

Jack (Jackie) McLennan Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 2006 Like so many Cornwall youngsters growing up in Cornwall in the 1960’s, lacrosse wasn’t Jack “Jackie” McLennan’s first love when it came to sports. His sports were baseball and hockey. One day, he noticed a group of 12 year olds, his age, playing something called lacrosse in […]

McElhone Donald

Donald Roy (Twig) McElhone Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 2012 Donald Roy “Twig” McElhone began playing goalie in lacrosse in the 1950’s. Don’s career in Cornwall began in 1965 when he played for the Mustangs. The following year, Don was the starting goalie for the Cornwall Wildcats and went undefeated for 18 games – he played […]

MacMillan Aeneas

Aeneas Evan (Reddy) MacMillan Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1974 The turn of the century was the golden era for lacrosse. Cornwall, the World’s Champion of the time, was known as the Lacrosse Capital of the World. Aeneas Evan “Reddy” MacMillan contributed a large part in the success of this great Cornwall team. As a teenager, […]

Li Chuck

Chuck Li Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 2000 Chuck Li developed his skills in the Cornwall Minor Lacrosse Association. At the age of 15, he joined the Cornwall Wildcats of the Eastern Ontario Junior Lacrosse League. The Wildcats won the Ontario Junior “B” Lacrosse Championship in 1966, and lost the Canadian Championship to New Westminster, B.C. […]

Lauzon Edgar

Edgar (Carm) Lauzon Sport: Lacrosse:   Year Inducted: 1990 Edgar “Carm” Lauzon had an extensive career in lacrosse as a goaltender. In 1930, he played for the Cornwall Canadiens against the St. Andrew Lauriers for the Juvenile title. The Canadiens lost but the Freeholder noted that “the fine work of Lauzon in the Canadiens nets prevented […]

Larin Harvey

Harvey Larin Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1972 Harvey Larin was born in Cornwall on February 13, 1895. Although he has been inducted into the Hall of Fame for lacrosse, he was equally proficient at hockey. His dual career began in Cornwall where he played for the junior, factory, and senior teams, which had such well-known […]

Lally Joseph

Patrick Joseph (Joe) Lally Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1968 Patrick Joseph “Joe” Lally was born in Cornwall in 1868, and he was known as the “Father of Lacrosse in Canada” and “Mr. Lacrosse.” He was inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1965 as a builder in the lacrosse sport. He was also enshrined […]

Lally Frank

Frank Lally Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1968 Frank Lally, born 1869, was known as the father of lacrosse in Canada. Joe and his brother Frank operated a lacrosse manufacturing plant. He did a good bit of refereeing and was known to be fearless and fair.