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Enshrined in 1981 … graduated from Pearl River H.S. in the mid-1920s … was lifelong Pearl River resident (1908-1974) … helped found the Pearl River Little League, served as its president for 11 years, and served in many other capacities … longtime Little League official on county and district levels … helped to establish the Rockland Sports Hall of Fame … 45-year career in newspaper journalism, including 14 years as a reporter for The (Rockland) Journal-News … very involved with youth sports in Rockland … at Pearl River H.S. he was said to be Rockland’s first cheerleader, of which he was extremely proud … was a schoolboy star in baseball, tennis and other sports despite a withered arm partially paralyzed by a childhood case of polio … played second base in the county baseball leagues, and managed many baseball teams around the county in the 1930s … attended Perkiomin Prep School and graduated from Clark University, and participated in several sports at both schools … in Rockland, he was active in more than a dozen organizations … great ambassador for Pearl River and Rockland civic causes … the Stony Point chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution named him Rockland County Man of the Year in 1969 … was a member of the executive council of the Rockland Boy Scouts Council for many years … founder of the Pearl River Board of Trade and co-founder of the Rockland Soap Box Derby … was active with the Rockland wing of the Civil Air Patrol, as well as several other Pearl River civic organizations.