Jim Mulliss, a native of Brampton, was elected to the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame Boxlacrosse section in 1979.
His lacrosse career spanned field and boxlacrosse eras. He was a member of the MimicoBrampton Combines’ Mann Cup Canadian senior champions in 1942 and Mann Cup finalists in 1943.
Jim also played with Brampton Excelsiors’ Ontario Amateur Lacrosse Association Iroquois Cup provincial junior field lacrosse champions in 1930 and the Excelsiors’ OALA Intermediate champions in 1931.
Following a playing career which covered 20 years, Jim continued his involvement with lacrosse both as a coach and referee.
The induction of Jim Mulliss to the Brampton Sports Hall of Fame gives it its first brotheract. His brother Bill, also a Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Famer, joined the Brampton Sports Hall of Fame in 1984.
Jim also excelled as a curler. His career at the Brampton Curling Club covered 45 years. He was president of the club in 195758 and served as the club’s manager for almost 21 years. He was named an honorary life member of the club in 1977.
Inducted November 19, 1986