Merpaw Joseph

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, […]

Murphy Harold

Harold Murphy Sport: Hockey Year Inducted: 2012 A local fan favourite, Harold Murphy was a household name in Cornwall and hockey in the 1960’s. Harold’s accomplishments include backstopping the Byron Gordon Royals from 1962-67 taking his team to the CJHL Finals in 1964-1965-1966 including a Memorial Cup appearance in 1964. Harold held the CJHL record […]

Miron Joseph

Joseph Gurdy (Gurt) Miron Sport: Hockey Year Inducted: 1968 Joseph Gurdy “Gurt” Miron, born in 1892, was a great promoter. He was President of the Cornwall Colts (1930’s), organized the Cornwall Canadians (1920’s), and was a director of many clubs. He was President of the Ottawa and District Hockey Association (1930’s). He was also a […]

McCourt Owen

Owen (Bud) McCourt Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 1969 Owen “Bud” McCourt, born in 1874, was a star hockey player in Cornwall and District who died as a result of an incident in one of Cornwall’s most infamous hockey games. Owen McCourt was a 22 year old Cornwall bricklayer. He had just assumed the responsibility as […]

Marshall Carman

Carman Ernest Marshall Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 1986 Carman Ernest Marshall was born in 1929 in the village of Woodlawn, West of Ottawa. His father was a railroad employee who was transferred many times. Carman can’t recall the names of all the locations during his growing up years. However, he started his hockey career in […]

Markell John

John Markell Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 1996 John Markell was born in Cornwall on October 3, 1958. He learned his hockey skills while playing in Cornwall minor hockey house leagues, and played in all divisions, including their travelling teams. His natural skills in combination with a passion for the game gave him the drive that […]

Mario Frank

Frank George Mario Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 1980 Born and raised in Saskatchewan, (born February 25, 1921) playing his junior and senior hockey in Regina, Frank George Mario was on the winning Allan Cup Champion team of Regina, Saskatchewan in the days when the Allan Cup was the emblem of amateur hockey. He was on […]