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HALL OF FAME MEMBERS

Year Inducted

Name

Contribution

Home

1974

Karl L. King

Circus Bandleader - Composer

Paintersville, OH

1974

Merle Evans

Circus Bandleader - Composer

Columbus, KS

1975

Fred Jewell

Circus Bandleader - Composer

Worthington, IN

1975

Robert Hoe Jr.

Producer, Heritage of the March Series

Poughkeepsie, NY

1976

Vic Robbins

Circus Bandleader - Composer

Hodgdon, ME

1976

Henry Kyes

Circus Bandleader

Sarasota, FL

1977

A. Lee Hinckley

Circus Bandleader

Lafayette, IN

1978

Russell Alexander

Euphonium Soloist - Composer

Nevada, MO

1979

Ramon Escorcia

Circus Bandleader

New Orleans, LA

1980

Charles Duble

Trombone - Historian - Composer

Jeffersonville, IN

1981

J. J. Richards

Circus Bandleader - Composer

Wales

1982

Albert Sweet

Circus Bandleader - Composer

Chicago

1983

Charles L. Barnhouse

Composer, Music Publisher

Oskaloosa, IA

1984

Walter P. English

Circus Bandleader - Composer

Salt Lake City, UT

1985

 Dr. Leonard B. Smith

Detroit Concert Band Ldr - Cornet Soloist - WJU

Poughkeepsie, NY

1986

Paul Yoder

Composer - Music Educator -  WJU

Tacoma, WA

1987

Earle Moss

Historian -  Circus Bandleader - WJU

Amherst, WI

1988

Henry Fillmore

Composer - Publisher -  Band Leader

Cincinnati, OH

1989

Douglas D. MacLeod

Percussionist  - Historian -  WJU

Dearborn, MI

1990

Ward Stauth

WJU Past Pres. -  Fanfare Editor -  Tuba

Corydon, IN

1991

Clinton “Johnnie" Evans

Circus Bandsman -  WJU

Cooleemee, NC

1992

James A. Perkins

Circus Bandsman -  WJU

Chatfield, MN

1993

 Ray “Red" Floyd

Circus Bandsman

Winterset, IA

1994

Paul Luckey

Circus Music Historian and  Performer

Baraboo, WI

1995

Hale A. Vandercook

Circus Bandleader - Composer

Ann Arbor, MI

1996

Perry G. Lowery

Circus Bandleader - Composer

Eureka, KS

1997

William Pruyn

RBBB Musical Dir/Bandleader - WJU

Sarasota, FL

1998

Everette James

Circus Bandleader

Beaumont, TX

1999

Edward Woeckner

Circus Bandleader

Peru, IN

2000

Robert D. Peckham

WJU Past Pres,- Fanfare Editor - Trombonist

Athens, GA

2001

Jack Bell

Circus Bandleader

Colgate, OK

2002

Joseph Gorton

Circus Bandleader

Friendship, NY

2002

Joe Browning

Cornetest

Des Moines, IA

2003

Lewis Bader

Trombone

Springfield, OH

2004

Carl Clair

Circus Bandleader - Composer

Grinnell, IA

2005

Joseph A. Emidy

Circus Bandleader

Providence, RI

2005

William Merrick

Circus Bandleader

Zanesville, OH

2006

William E. Sweeney

Circus Bandleader

Sheriden, WY

2006

Ned Kendall

Circus Bandleader

Boston, MA

2007

Charles Schlarbaum

Circus Bandleader - Composer WJU Charter Member

Vinton, IA

2007

Joe Stefan

Circus Bandleader - Trumpet

Cleveland, OH

2008

George Ganweiler

Circus Bandleader

Quincy, IL

2009

Harry Crigler

Circus Bandleader - Cornet

Bloomington, IN

2009

Sverre O. Braathen

Circus Music Historian

Madison, WI

2010

Carl “Pop" Neel

Circus Bandleader

Bedford, VA

2010

Harvey Phillips

Circus Bandsman - Music  Educator

Marionville, MO

2011

Charles L. Gebest

Circus Bandleader - Composer

Madison, IN

2012

Michael Montgomery

WJU Secretary, Convention Host, Brass Musician

Bradenton, FL

2012

William F. Weldon

Circus Bandmaster

Woodstock, IL

2013

Charles H. Bennett Jr.

Trumpet, WJU Co-Founder

Witchita, KS

2013

Robert P. Hills Jr.

Composer, Tuba, Piccolo

Columbus, OH

2014

Charlie Stevenson

Circus Bandmaster

Corpus Christi, TX

2014

Joe Basile

Circus Bandmaster

Newark NJ

2016

Richard Whitmarsh

Circus BandMaster

E. Bridgewater MA.

2017

Paul Edmund Bierley

Musician, Author

Westerville, OH

2017

Keith Greene

Circus Bandmaster, Trumpeter