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Alexander Edward “Porky” Romeril

  • Birth 29 Dec 1882 Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
  • Death 17 May 1968 Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
  • Memorial ID 13786774

Professional Football Player, Hockey Player. He was a early hockey pioneer who is nearly forgotten today, he made a name for himself playing several seasons as a hockey player with the Toronto Canoe Club and the Toronto Granites, before playing a few seasons in Winnipeg, Mainitoba. A recipient of the Allan Cup for 1915 to 1916, 1921 to 1922, and 1922 to 1923, he also had a chance to attend the 1924 Olympics but cancelled because of other work commitments. Also a noted football player on the 1921 Grey Cup winning Toronto Argonauts, he was one of the Toronto Maple Leafs first coaches from 1927 to 1928. He passed away in Toronto, Ontario, at the age of 75.

Bio by: Peterborough K





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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 30 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13786774
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Edward “Porky” Romeril (29 Dec 1882–17 May 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13786774, citing Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .