From Richmond, Ontario
George Seymour Lyon is an Olympic gold medallist, an eight-time Canadian Amateur Championship winner, and a member of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.
Born in 1858 in Richmond, Canada West
Died in 1938 in Toronto, Ontario
Golf returned to the Olympics in 2016
Richmond is a village and former municipality within the city limits of Ottawa, Ontario. Founded in 1818, it spans the Jock River, a tributary of the Rideau River. Richmond was incorporated as a village on the Goodwood river, in the east corner of the township of Goulbourn.
The village of Richmond has many historical buildings such as St Philip’s Church, which is the oldest church in the Catholic Archdiocese of Ottawa.