Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

Each year, the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame & Museum recognizes individuals who have made substantial contributions to the towing and recovery industry. The tradition started in 1986 when the towing and recovery industry realized it was time to display the roots of the profession. Industry professionals came together and selected individuals who made a difference. To honor those chosen few, the Friends of Towing (now ITRHFM) dedicated an entire section of the museum’s walls for portraits of the inductees. Each September a new class is inducted.

George Mutch

Mutch Automotive Services 1974-1987 Association of Vehicle Recovery Operators Region I Directors Institute of Vehicle Recovery Vehicle Builders and Repairers Association Scottish Motor Traders Association Honoree-Jackson Award of… Read More

Gary Coe

Gary is a member of the Independent Towing Operators of Oregon, Northwest Towing Association, Oregon Tow Truck Association, Washington Tow Truck Association, Founder and Officer of T.R.A.A., Automotive… Read More

Jerry Mattivi

Jerry Mattivi has led an active life in civic affairs, socially, athletically, and in his chosen profession of supplier to the towing and recovery industry. His Mid-America Wrecker… Read More

Frank R. McAllister

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Frank Peterson

President of Gator Trailers 1945-1963 President of Diversified Products Manufacturing 1961 to -present Member of A.A.A., P.W.O.F., T.R.A.A., and TEMA Frank is one of those creative geniuses who… Read More

Earl Gervais

In the midst of the great depression, Earl Gervais started SPEEDY DELIVERY SERVICE. He remodeled an old car into a delivery truck and delivered flowers, groceries and later… Read More