RV/MH Hall of Fame News
Past President of Indiana MHA, Past Chairman of MHI, pioneer of removable frame modular homes, one of the first manufacturers to begin exclusive use of textured ceiling materials, one of the leaders of the merger of MHI and the MH Federation which combined all parts of the MH industry into one association.
Developer of MH Parks in Illinois and Florida, President of Illinois MHA, President of MDNA, represented MHMA in highway commision meetings resulting in the issuing of oversize permits for homes, first to obtain SBA loan to develop MH Park - Palm Terrace, Sarasota.
Pioneer RV retailer since 1943, Chairman of the first Elkhart show in 1955, organized IMHA RV division, organized first dealer RV show in Indianapolis, involved in the early formation of the Midwest Manufactured Housing Federation which now sponsors the Louisville MH Show.
Founder of Coachmen Industries, he is a 30 year member of RVI - RVIA served on the RVIA Board of Directors as chairman of PR Committee, Awards Committee, and Legislative Affairs committee. IMHA Board member