Morgan Street

Morgan Street was named for Lorne H. Morgan, sheriff

Stratford-Perth Archives

Lorne H. Morgan

Lorne H. Morgan graduated from Trinity college, and from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1939.

He practised law in Palmerston until 1942, when he enlisted with the Third Canadian Medium Artillery Regiment in the Second World War. He was wounded on the Rhine River and was sent home. He retired from service when injured in accident in Europe. He lost an eye and a finger and sustained head injuries.

In 1946 he was appointed sheriff of Perth County and moved to Stratford. He served as president of the Ontario Court Clerks, the Shrine Club and the Stratford Lions Club. He died in 1969 after 14 years as sheriff, at age 45. Source: Streets of Stratford 2004