Dr. Jules Sobrian (1935 - )
A world class shooter, Jules Sobrian is the only Canadian recipient of the Lifetime Distinguished Master award from the National Rifle Association. His achievements in a lifetime of shooting included gold medal performances at Commonwealth Games and Western Hemisphere Championships. He represented Canada in rapid fire, centre fire and pistol shooting at the Pan Am Games many times, taking him to competitions throughout the world. His achievements have been recognized by prime ministers and provincial premiers. Founder of the Omemee Gun Club, he also coached minor softball in Lindsay for years, including the 1980 Lindsay Ontario champions of 1980. Born in Trinidad, Dr. Sobrian came to Canada in 1956 and has resided since the early 1960s in Omemee, conducting his family medical practice there and in Lindsay.