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Lorne R. Guild

Hall of Fame


Inducted 1967


Johns Hopkins University

Guild was born in San Antonio, Texas in 1911. He lived in Panama and New Mexico and came to Baltimore at age 5. He attended Baltimore City College, graduating in 1928, and attended Johns Hopkins University, receiving his BA degree in 1932.Lorne has held engineering positions with Potomac Electric Power Co., Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, Koppers Company, and was Senior Staff Engineer with Western Electric Co. He was a member of the Johns Hopkins Club and the Mt. Washington Club. He has served as president of the Johns Hopkins Engineers Club and is at present a member of the executive committee of this club. Lorne was a member of Tau Beta Pi, Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Society, Scabbard and Blade Military Fraternity, Delta Upsilon Social Fraternity and served as Vice-President of his class.

Lorne's lacrosse playing record is outstanding. He won a varsity letter at Baltimore City College in 1928 and proceeded to win four varsity letters at Hopkins from 1929-32. He was picked on the All-American lacrosse team in 1931 and 1932. He was a member of the 1932 National Championship team and played on the 1932 Olympic Team that represented the United States in the Olympic Games in Los Angeles. This team defeated the Canadians for the Olympic championship.

Lorne also played for Mt. Washington's lacrosse team for nine years and was a member of the 1937 All-Star team that toured England. This team was undefeated. He has been selected as a member of the All-Time Hopkins team as well as the All-Time Mt Washington Team.

Lorne Guild passed away in March 2008 at the age of 97.