Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | September 24, 2017

Cornwall’s Social Service and Welfare Leaders, 1950.

Left to right:  Miss MacIntosh, Old Age Pension, Earny Laplante, Truant Officer, Helen Welsh, Family Welfare, Jerry Grow, Board of Health, Glenda French, Board of Health, Miss Dancause, Board of Health, Margaret Conliffe, Family Welfare, Miss Sybil Everett, Victorian Order of Nurses, one year old boy, last name Shantz, ___, Miss Cavanagh Board of Health, Gay Chamois (?), Children’s Aid, Photo taken Feb. 15, 1950.

Missing from this photograph is Miss Mary Mack, who was instrumental in starting numerous Cornwall social agencies.

To learn more about Miss Mack’s contributions to Cornwall, you can read UNFORGOTTEN – MARY MACK, CORNWALL’S FIRST LADY, written by Ginette Guy and published by the SD & G Historical Society.

Copies of the book are $15 and may be obtained at the Cornwall Community Museum open Wed. to Sun., 11 am to 4 pm or the Lost Villages Historical Society.

For information email:

Donated in 1992 by the “Standard-Freeholder.”


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