Edward M. Stuart
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CollegeJohns Hopkins University
Stuart was born in 1896 in Baltimore and he was educated at the Baltimore City College from 1909-13. He entered Johns Hopkins University in 1913, graduating with a BS degree in Engineering in 1917. Eddie played lacrosse during his entire time at City College and during his four years at Hopkins.
After graduating from Hopkins, he played lacrosse at the Mt. Washington Club from 1919-1925. When he moved to the New York area, he played for the Crescent A.C. in 1926 and 1927. Eddie also played football and was active in track at City College and at Johns Hopkins.
Eddie assisted in coaching lacrosse both at Harvard and at M.I.T. while living in the Boston area and also referred for two years. Eddie was active in the Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association and served as vice-president of the USILA and was also on the Rules Committee and the Referees' Committee. He helped to promote lacrosse in the New England area and was deeply interested in this sport from childhood.
Professionally, Eddie worked for the Standard Oil Company for two years and then joined the Black and Decker Manufacturing Company of Baltimore and New York, where he became Eastern Division Sales Manager, and then became their Southern Sales Supervisor. He was also Commissioner of Police and President of the Golden Beach, Miami, Florida Town Council.
One of the highest honors Eddie received was the Baltimore Evening Sun's annual Athletic Medal for outstanding athletic recognition in 1925. During World War I, Eddie achieved the rank of captain in the Engineers Corp and saw two years of overseas combat duty. Eddie Stuart was one of the finest goalies that ever played, and with his great interest in lacrosse in many of its fields, he is well deserving of this highest honor, election to the Hall of Fame.
Eddie Stuart passed away in 1987.