Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | October 15, 2014

Artifact of the Week, Cornwall’s Mayors part II.


Desk sign for Cornwall Mayor L.G. “Archie” Lavigne, 1957 – 1960.

help226Archie just learns he has been elected to Cornwall City Council, 1956.  He is standing behind the woman with the pill box hat.


This clock was “Presented to Mayor L.G. Lavigne By the members of his City Council, 1959 to 1960 in recognition of his 12 years of service in municipal affairs.


Election campaign buttons.


Cornwall Mayor Nick Kaneb:  1961 to 1961; 1967 to 1971.


Cornwall Mayor elect Ed Lumley received a kiss from his wife Pat on learning about his victory.  He served as Mayor for 1972 to 1974 and then entered federal politics.


Mayor Gerald Parisien’s desk sign.  He served as Mayor from 1975 to 1985.


Mayor Gerald Parisien, with the chain of office with his wife Isabel to the left greet guests at the 1984 Mayor’s Levee held to kick off Cornwall’s Bicentennial celebrations.


Mayor Ron Martelle in the Cornwall Santa Claus Parade.  He served as Mayor from 1992 to 1997 when he retired to go into law enforcement.


1989 campaign office for Phil Poirier who served as Mayor from 1989 to 1991 and 2004 to 2006.

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