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USMS Oral History
The Oral History project is provided and supported by the USMS History & Archives Committee. Oral History offers an opportunity to any one to give honor to a Masters Swimmer who has in some significant way made an impact on the sport, on a local team, or on a particular person. This is not necessarily one of our elite swimmers - in fact, it is geared more to those who have "labored in the fields" and changed some aspect of Masters Swimming for the better. When we have sufficient information on a certain person, it may become a "story" which we report here.

Oral History Honorees

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Honoree Contributors
Donald E Agate Sandy Steer (1/6/2001), Jim Matysek (7/27/2001)
Grace T Altus Grace Altus (7/19/2000)
Rorie M Anderson Carl House (2/23/2001)
Heather Buckendahl Baggett Gail Roper (5/7/2001)
Sylvia Bailey Gail Roper (5/7/2001)
Kitty B Barnum Bertie Hoyt (7/19/2000)
Gary A Bastie Sandy Steer (1/6/2001)
Helen H Bayly Helen Bayly (7/19/2000)
Robert E Beach Frank Tillotson (1/5/2002)
L Jerry Bennett Richard Bennett (7/19/2000)
Richard L Bennett Richard Bennett (7/19/2000)
George E Bole Sandy Steer (1/6/2001)
Judy M Bonning Carl House (2/23/2001)
John T Brown Frank Tillotson (1/5/2002)
Joel J Burns Carl House (2/23/2001)
Ray S Burns Frank Tillotson (1/5/2002)
Florence E Carr Sandy Steer (1/6/2001)
Lynn Cartee Frank Tillotson (1/5/2002)
Cav Cavanaugh Carl House (2/23/2001)
James (Doc) E Counsilman Gary Weisenthal (4/21/2002)
Patricia A Cullum Elfriede Rogers (7/19/2000)
Irene David Paul Hutinger (9/21/2000)
Bruce E Day Sandy Steer (1/6/2001)
Sally A Dillon Sandy Steer (1/6/2001)
Jean E Ditsworth Rose Steward (7/19/2000)
Jim R Eubank Gail Roper (5/7/2001)
Dr. Konrad P Euler Paul Hutinger (9/21/2000)
Edie B Gruender Gary Weisenthal (4/21/2002), Edie Gruender (1/2/2002), Rose Steward (7/19/2000)
F H Ted Haartz Ted Haartz (7/19/2000)
Ashby Harper Gary Weisenthal (4/21/2002)
Keith Harries Keith Harries (8/11/2000)
Loring Snag E Holmes Frank Tillotson (1/5/2002)
Bob Hopkins Bob Hopkins (7/19/2000)
Carl House Sandy Steer (1/6/2001)
Lisa A Hudak Sandy Steer (1/6/2001)
Margie Hutinger Dorothy Donnelly (7/19/2000)
Paul Hutinger Paul Hutinger (9/21/2000), Margie Hutinger (12/8/2001)
Barbara J Jackson Paul Hutinger (9/21/2000)
Eugene Jennings Abrasha Brainin (7/19/2000)
Graham M Johnston Abba J Kastin (7/19/2000)
Abba J Kastin Abba J Kastin (7/19/2000)
Isadore I Kastin Abba J Kastin (7/19/2000)
Art Kaufman Edie Gruender (1/2/2002)
Dorothy L Kimmel Bertie Hoyt (7/19/2000)
Arthur M Koblish Paul Hutinger (9/21/2000)
Winston W Kratz Grace Altus (7/19/2000), Gail Roper (5/7/2001)
June Krauser Gail Roper (5/7/2001), Ted Haartz (7/19/2000), Frank Tillotson (1/5/2002), Cathy Mancino (12/29/2000)
Donald J Kroeger Ann Guins (11/21/2000)
Jo W Lacy Helen Bayly (7/19/2000)
Carol M Laird Elfriede Rogers (7/19/2000)
Jayne M Lambke Sandy Steer (1/6/2001), Sandy Steer (1/6/2001)
G Harold (Gus) Langner Dick Guido (4/21/2002), Marcia Cleveland (7/19/2000)
Wallace W Laury Judy Laury (10/1/2000)
Nancy C Lawrence Pat Sengstock (7/19/2000)
Watson A Lawrence Pat Sengstock (7/19/2000)
James E Lilley Carl House (2/23/2001)
Peggy Luchessi George Cunningham (7/19/2000)
Elmer L Luke Margie Hutinger (12/8/2001)
Alan Maloney Paul Hutinger (9/21/2000), Margie Hutinger (12/8/2001)
Margery Meyer Sally Dillon (4/14/2001)
Harwell P Moseley Sandy Steer (1/6/2001)
Dawn E Musselman Earl Walter (7/19/2000)
Randy Nutt Carl House (2/23/2001)
Gladys Olsen Margie Hutinger (12/8/2001)
Helmut F (Hal) Onusseit Ted Haartz (7/19/2000)
Charlotte Petersen Sandy Steer (1/6/2001)
Walter R Pfeiffer Gail Roper (5/7/2001)
Doris C Prokopi Margie Hutinger (12/8/2001)
Adeline A Quinn Rich Barkan (4/21/2002)
Scott F Rabalais Carl House (2/23/2001)
Joseph C Reiners Jim Matysek (7/27/2001)
Nancy J Ridout Stan Werbin (4/21/2002)
Tony Riker Tony Riker (7/19/2000)
Elfriede A Rogers Elfriede Rogers (7/19/2000), George Cunningham (7/19/2000)
Gail Roper Gail Roper (5/7/2001)
Clarence Ross Frank Tillotson (1/5/2002), Bob Hopkins (7/19/2000)
Kay M Schimpf Paul Hutinger (9/21/2000)
Joan P Smith Ted Haartz (7/19/2000)
Larry E Smith Ted Haartz (7/19/2000)
Richard K Smith Gail Roper (5/7/2001)
Gerson Sobel Rich Barkan (4/21/2002)
Pearl Sobel Rich Barkan (4/21/2002)
Wally L Spence Frank Tillotson (1/5/2002)
Catherine Standerfer Carol Standerfer (7/19/2000)
Frank J Starr Margie Hutinger (12/8/2001)
Sandy L Steer Sandy Steer (1/6/2001)
Rose P Steward Rose Steward (7/19/2000), Gary Weisenthal (4/21/2002)
Ruth D Switzer Edna Gordon (12/8/2001)
Paul Thompson Gail Roper (5/7/2001)
Frank H Tillotson Frank Tillotson (1/5/2002)
George S Trawicki John Bauman (12/2/2001)
Sarah L Tyler Sandy Steer (1/6/2001)
Bill J Uhrich Ted Haartz (7/19/2000)
Dick Upsall Paul Hutinger (9/21/2000)
Bill Volckening Sandy Steer (1/6/2001)
Earl Walter Earl Walter (7/19/2000)
Irving B Weber Tony Riker (7/19/2000)
Gary J Weisenthal Edie Gruender (1/2/2002)
Gail Werbin Stan Werbin (4/21/2002)
Collister M Wheeler Earl Walter (7/19/2000)
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