Russell Iodice

Elected:       January 15, 1995 Inducted:    May 18, 1995 History:      In 1950, the North End Boys Club of Bridgeport, Connecticut had a tumbling team.  During their performances the team always formed a pyramid.  The top of the pyramid was a “skinny little kid” named Russ.  The balances and counter-weight skill he learned at the top of…

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Peter M. Fuerst

Elected:       January 15, 1995 Inducted:    May 18, 1995 History:      Peter began working for the local AAA contact station while going to school.  Over the next few years he developed skills in light and heavy duty towing and recovery.  He operated a company specializing in retrieval and transportation of air craft including crash site inspection and…

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Jiro Yanase

Elected:       January 15, 1995 Inducted:    May 18, 1995 History:      Mr. Yanase is chairman of the Board of Directors of Yanase Co., Ltd., and 80 year old company, which specializes in the importation of the world’s most outstanding product including automobiles of General Motors, OPEL and Mercedes-Benz to Japan and has the largest market share of…

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John “Jack” Gratzianna

Elected:       January 15, 1995 Inducted:    May 18, 1995 Family:        Born May 6, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois.  Jack married Gail Wagner in 1963 and in the following years they were blessed with a large family of 7 children (4 boys and 3 girls).  Although only 3 of the children still reside with Jack and Gail at…

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Charles W. “Wid” Dickison

Elected:       January 15, 1995 Inducted:    May 18, 1995 Born:            October 23, 1920 History:      Attended school in Doaktown, New Brunswick.  Economic conditions necessitated leaving school after grade eight and going to work at the local garage then to a local lumber company driving log hauling trucks.  He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in October 1940…

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Charles H. Kuebler

Elected:       January 15, 1995 Inducted:    May 18, 1995 Personal:     Chuck Kuebler was born October 29, 1937 in Baltimore, Maryland.  In August of 1959, Chuck married the former Irene “Wink” Whitney.  Wink and Chuck have been married for over 35 years and have two daughters and three grandchildren, with one on the way. Education: After completing…

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C. Thomas Luciano

Elected:       January 15, 1995 Inducted:    May 18, 1995 Thomas is the son of Dominic M. Luciano & Carmella Palmotti Luciano of South Glen Falls, NY.  Born on June 17, 1953, he married Darlene Smith of South Glen Falls, NY in 1972.  Together they have two daughters Maria and Regina who all reside at 530 Selfridge…

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Arden D. Bowman Sr.

Elected:       January 15, 1995 Inducted:    May 18, 1995 History:      Arden D. Bowman, Sr. (Pap) was born in Roanoke, Virginia, July 25, 1913.  He joined the army where he served under General George S. Patton during World War II.  While under General Patton’s command, Pap served as his mechanic and personal jeep designer.  In 1943, Pap…

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