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In Remembrance of Alexander Edward 'Porky' Romeril

29 December, 1882 ~ 17 May, 1968
Toronto, ON, Canada



Alexander Edward "Porky" Romeril (December 29, 1882 – May 17, 1968) was a Canadian amateur ice hockey player, football player, National Hockey League referee, and the f... Read more >
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Message from Gil Katz

xxxxxxxxx788" This is a memorial for Alexander Romeril, a professional Football Player and 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: K)

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