NAA Hall of Fame

Established in 1961, the National Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame recognizes leaders within the auction industry. Bronze-etched portrait plaques of Hall of Fame honorees adorn the walls of the National Auctioneers Museum located at the NAA headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas.

* Deceased

1961

*Herman W. Sigrist, LaGrange, IN
*Arthur W. Thompson, Lincoln, NE

1962

*Ernest T. Sherlock, St. Francis, KS
*Jack Gordon, Chicago, IL

1963

*Dan J. Fuller, Albion, NE
*Guy L. Pettit, Bloomfield, IA

1964

*Henry Rasmussen, St. Paul, NE
*Bernard C. Hart, Lincoln, NE

1965

*Tom D. Berry, West Newton, PA
*Harris Wilcox, Bergen, NY

1966

*Charles Corkle, Norfolk, NE
*Leon E. Joy, Ames, IA

1967

*Frank E. Fitzgerald, Bismarck, ND
*Louis L. Stambler, Honolulu, HI

1968

*Walter S. Britten, Bryan, TX
*Herbert W. Van Pelt, Readington, NJ

1969

*John A. Overton, Albuquerque, NM
*Fred S. Ramsay, Madison, TN

1970

*John L. Cummins, Cynthiana, KY
*Ernest C. Freund, Fond du Lac, WI

1971

*Albert C. Dunning, Elgin, IL
*Rex Young, Plattsmouth, NE

1972

*Ralph W. Horst, Marion, PA
*Brad L. Wooley, Little Rock, AR

1973

*Timothy E. Anspach, Albany, NY
Robert E. Penfield, Bowman, ND

1974

*Jim Messersmith, Jerome, ID
*Romayne Sherman, Goshen, IN

1975

*Dean W. Fleming, CAI, Atkinson, NE
*Wayne Kessler, Campbellsville, KY

1976

*Richard M. Brewer, Mt. Hope, KS
*Wendell Ritchie, Marathon, IA

1977

*W.J. "Bill" Hagen, Billings, MT
*Morris Fannon, Pennington Gap, VA

1978

*Curtis E. Cunningham, Greenwood, SC
*Grover Howell, Houston, TX

1979

*Ken Barnicle, Jackson, MO
*Robert F. Losey, Sr., Renton, WA

1980

*Earl S. Penfield, Lemmon, SD
*Wylie Rittenhouse, CAI, Vanderbilt, PA

1981

*B.G. Coats, Rumson, NJ
C.P. Terry Dunning, CAI, MPPA, Elgin, IL
*Russell T. Kiko, Minerva, OH

1982

*Lyle Erickson, CAI, Bella Vista, AR
*Elias H. Frey, Archbold, OH
*John Rhodes, Ottumwa, IA

1983

*Russell K. Beebe, West Palm Beach, FL
*Joseph W. Donahoe, Darlington, WI
*R.E. Voorheis, Harrisburg, MO

1984

*Clive Anderson, Sr., Nashville, TN
*Warren Collins, Pharr, TX
*Harvey C. Lambright, CAI, AARE, CES, MPPA, LaGrange, IN

1985

*J. Meredith Darbyshire, Wilmington, OH
Martin E. Higgenbotham, CAI, AARE, CES, Lakeland, FL
*J.L. Todd, Rome, GA

1986

*Charles E. Cumberlin, CAI, AARE, Brush, CO
*George Michael, Merrimack, NH
*Garth W. Wilber, Bronson, MI

1987

*W. Craig Lawing, CAI, Charlotte, NC
*Troil C. Welton, Wray, CO
*William J. Wendelin, Henderson, TX

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1988

*Ford Good, Wadsworth, OH
*Archie D. Moody, Darlington, SC
*John P. O'Connor, CAI, Owensboro, KY

1989

*Lenzie Beck, Sikeston, MO
*Hubert D. Songer, CAI, Murfreesboro, TN
*James D. Stevens, Nashville, TN

1990

*Howard Buckles, Keosauqua, IA
*Ray Sims, Raymore, MO
J. Edward Vierheller, CAI, Catoosa, OK

1991

William L. Gaule, Chatham, IL
*J.C. "Jake" Horney, Wytheville, VA
*William J. Josko, Canton, SD

1992

Vernell Johnson, Lyons, SD
Wally Laumeyer, Cape Coral, FL
*C. Roger Lewis, Morehead, KY

1993

*Hugh Campbell, Chillicothe, MO
*L.H. "Bing" Carter, Olathe, KS
*Roy Crume, CAI, Kokomo, IN

1994

*Dean H. Parker, Logan, UT
*Richard W. Dewees, Kansas City, MO
Sammy Ford, CAI, Mount Vernon, KY

1995

*Ike Hamilton, West Monroe, LA
*Forrest A. Mendenhall, CAI, AARE, High Point, NC
Hugh B. Miller, CAI, AARE, CES, Evansville, IN

1996

*Haskel "Hack" Ayers, LaFollette, TN
*Earl Brown, Junction City, KS
LeRoy Van Dyke, Smithton, MO

1997

Ronald W. Faison, Zebulon, NC
*Richard T. Kiko, CAI, Canton, OH
Jack Nitz, CAI, Fremont, NE

1998

*Dudley Althaus, Fredericksburg, TX
*Patrick K. Goggins, Billings, MT
Richard J. Moyer, Spring City, PA

1999

Robert Steffes, CAI, GPPA, Fargo, ND
T. Joseph Tarpley, CAI, Rome, GA
*Ralph Zettlemoyer, Fogelsville, PA

2000

*James Murphy, Edmonds, WA
*Robert Glass, CAI, Sterling, CT
Richard Keenan, Cape Elizabeth, ME

2001

*Virgil Butts, CAI, Brazil, IN
Wil Hahn, CAI, Bath, PA
*Robert Musser, Cody, WY

2002

Robin Marshall, Elm Creek, NE
*D.L. Booker, Connell, WA
*Byron Dilgard, Ashland, OH

2003

T. Eddie Haynes, CAI, AARE, Yukon, OK
Rex B. Newcom, Wichita, KS
Stephen Schofield, CAI, BAS, North Conway, NH

2004

Keith Babb, CAI, AARE, GPPA, Monroe, LA
Louis "Benny" Fisher, Jr., CAI, Pompano Beach, FL
William B. Kurtz, CAI, Owensboro, KY

2005

Donald L. Shearer, CAI, AARE, BAS, CES, GPPA,, Kissimmee, FL
*Joe Small, CAI, Terrell, TX
William Z. Fox, CAI, Baltimore, MD

2006

Robert A. Doyle, CAI, CES, Pleasant Valley, NY
*George M. Kurtz, Morganfield, KY
Robert G. Frey, Archbold, OH

2007

Spanky Assiter, CAI, AARE, Canyon, TX
Cookie Lockhart, CAI, CES, GPPA, Steamboat Springs, CO
Larry Theurer, CAI, GPPA, Wellington, KS

2008

John Roebuck, CAI, AARE, Memphis, TN
Randy Ruhter, Hastings, NE
Gary Ryther, CAI, Lawson, MO
*Wayne Stewart, Audobon, IA

2009

Marvin E. Alexander, CAI, Martin, TN
Larry Latham, Las Vegas, NV
*Stephen D. Lewis, Morehead, KY


2010

                              
Barry Gordon, CAI, AARE, CES       R. Bracky Rogers, CAI, CES               William Yonce, CAI
Kingston, ON, Canada                      Mt. Airy, NC                                          Florence, SC

2011

                              
*Dean Howard, CAI, AARE, CES      J. Craig King, CAI, AARE                    Joe R. Wilson, CAI
Decatur, TN                                          Gadsden, AL                                        Hot Springs, AR

2012

                                   
Sanford Alderfer, CAI, MPPA        *Marvin A. Henderson                    Mike Jones, CAI, BAS, GPPA        *Pat Massart, CAI
Harleysville, PA                                Livingston, LA                                  Dallas, TX                                          Green Bay, WI


2013

                              
John Dixon, CAI                                   Dennis K. Kruse, CAI                          Thomas L. Williams, CAI
Marietta, GA                                        Auburn, IN                                            Bixby, OK

2014

                                   
Tommy W. Rowell, CAI, AARE      Rex D. Schrader                               *Ken Troutt                                        William L. Sheridan, CAI, AARE, GPPA
Moultrie, GA                                     Columbia City, IN                             Emmett, ID                                         Mason, MI

2015

                                   
Danny R. Ford, CAI, CES                *Kurt Kiefer, CAI                               *Larry McCool, CAI                          Sherm Hostetter, CAI, AARE, BAS, CES,
Somerset, KY                                    Fergus Falls, MN                             Madison, MS                                     GPPA, Beaver Falls, PA


2016

                              
Jack Hines, CAI, AARE, GPPA          Billy Long                                              Randy A. Wells, CAI, AARE, BAS, CES
Ellsworth, WI                                      Springfield, MO                                   Stevenson, WA

2017

                                   
Chris Pracht, CAI, AARE, CES       *J. Steve Proffitt, III                          Thomas W. Saturley, CAI              B. Mark Rogers, CAI, AARE, AMM
Anderson, SC                                    Rainbow City, AL                              Portland, ME                                   Mt. Airy, NC

2018

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Paul C. Behr, CAI, BAS                    *Jasper Jones                                    Jerry E. King, CAI                              Scott Musser, CAI, AMM
Centennial, CO                                 Cordova, TN                                       Fletcher, NC                                      Pasco, WA


2019

                
David Huisman,                          Merle Booker, CAI, GPPA            * J. Scott King, CAI, AARE         Christie King, CAI, AMM, BAS
Phoenix, AZ                                          Eltopia, WA                                   Gadsden, AL                                 Gadsden, AL