POINTS PAST: Jimmy Lomax
November 21, 2018
Courtesy of Hamilton Spectator Collection, Hamilton Public Library(Photo)
“It’s not the things you do at Christmas, it’s the Christmassy things you do year round that count.” — Jimmy Lomax.
One of the greatest and most charitable Hamiltonians of all time was Mr. Jimmy Lomax who grew up in Crown Point’s north end. For more than 50 years Christmas in Hamilton wouldn’t have been the same without Jimmy and his Operation Santa Claus.
James William Lomax was born on August 24, 1943 to parents Clifford and Orma. His parents resided on Bayfield Avenue just north of the Jockey Club. Jimmy attended Lloyd George Elementary School on Beach Road.
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