Wall of Honour

  • Prescott F. Cogswell ’1882Born in Thamesford, Ontario on October 23, 1859, Prescott moved to El Monte, California in 1882. Here he would distinguish himself in public service, business and industry. His community leadership began with his . . .

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  • Herbert Norman ’29Ph.D. (Harvard)Born on September 1, 1909 in Karuizawa, Japan to Methodist missionary parents, Herbert was to become a scholar, author, foreign service officer and a career diplomat. Following the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, . . .

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  • Alfred W. Purdy ’32O.C.Born in Wooler, Ontario in 1918, Alfred (Al) is best known (along with Milton Acorn, Alden Nowlan and Patrick Lane) as a “working class” or “poet of the people” writer. A restless traveler, he is well . . .

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  • Jean (Morrison) Pigott ’43O.C.Born on June 3, 1924, Jean is a woman whose career has spanned business, government, education and politics.  She first came to public notice as President and CEO of Morrison Lamothe Inc., when she was one of only three . . .

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  • Lois M.R. Perinchief ’44M.B.E., J.P.Born in St. George's, Bermuda, Lois has lived all her life there except for the time spent in Canada pursuing her education.  A woman of firsts, she became a Common Councilor on the St. George’s Corporation . . .

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  • Walter D. Baker ’50Born in Ottawa, Ontario in 1930, Walter was a Canadian parliamentarian and a lawyer.  He was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1972 and was re-elected three times. He was the Deputy House Leader of . . .

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  • Thomas A. Buell ’51Born in Toronto, Ontario in 1931, Thomas was a highly respected businessman and environmentalist.  In business, he was the Chairman and CEO of Weldwood of Canada and was appointed to the boards of many of Canada’s . . .

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  • Cornelius F. Burk ’52Ph.D.Born in Sarnia, Ontario in 1933, Cornelius (Neil) was employed by the Public Service of Canada as a geological research scientist.  As first director of the Canada Centre for  Geoscience Data, he led the development . . .

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  • Paul D. Fleck ’52Ph.D.Born in Montreal, Quebec in 1934, Paul became an English professor at the University of Western Ontario and later Head of the English Department.  His interest in arts and culture led him to become the President of the . . .

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  • David S. Scott ’55Ph.DBorn in Quebec City, Quebec, David joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Toronto in 1966 where he later became Department Chair in 1976.  He founded the university’s Institute for . . .

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  • Stephen H. Safe ’58Ph.D.A leading researcher in medicine, Stephen has done extensive research in Pharmacology and Toxicology.  He is Director for the Centre of Environmental and Genetic Medicine at the Institute of Biosciences and Technology . . .

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The Alumni Wall of Honour was created and established by the Albert College Alumni Association through the generosity of Albert College Alumni. It was unveiled at a special ceremony during the 150th Alumni Reunion on Saturday, September 29, 2007. The Alumni Wall of Honour inspires current students by featuring all of Albert College's graduating class photos from 1857 until the present day. The wall includes alumni that are recognized for outstanding achievements or accomplishments that bring credit to Albert College. 

Alumni are recognized who have excelled in one or more of the following categories:

Citizenship

Arts and Culture, Health, Business or Industry, Heritage, Community, charitable or volunteer work, Public Service, Education, Sciences, Entrepreneurial innovation, Environment

Athletic Achievement    

Is there someone you feel should be considered for the Alumni Wall of Honour? 

Please review the Alumni Wall of Honour Terms of Reference on which the selection process is based and the Nomination Form. Nominations are always welcome and inductees added as appropriate. Please note that the Nomination Form below must be downloaded and saved to your computer for the form to be filled out and submitted digitally. 

Terms of Reference   Nomination Form

Please submit nominations to alumni@albertcollege.ca