Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | May 20, 2014

Some Cornwall Mayors


Incumbent Cornwall Mayor L.G. “Archie” Lavigne waiting for the final election tally.  Lavigne served as Mayor from 1957 to 1960.

elections0001A postcard urging voters to elect Lucien Lamoureux.


Lucien Lamoureux, on the right in his campaign office.  Lester Pearson is seen on the campaign folder he is holding.  Liberal Lucien Lamoureux was first elected to the House of Commons in1962.  He was named Speaker of House and sat for Cornwall until 1974.


Lamoureux was replaced by Cornwall Mayor Ed Lumley in 1974.  In this photograph Lumley is seen after his election as Mayor in 1972.


A campaign button for Liberal candidate Ed Lumley.  Lumley was named Minister of State for Trade in 1980.


A campaign button for Norm Warner.  In what most pundits describe as the political upset of the 20th century, first time candidate Norm Warner unseated Ed Lumley in the 1984 general election by more than 2,000 votes.




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