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 L. Alderfer, CAI, MPPA     *Marvin A. Henderson                  Mike Jones, CAI, BAS, GPPA            *Patricia (Pat) Massart
Hatfield, 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

                                      
Thomas 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                      Sherman Hostetter, CAI, AARE, BAS, CES, GPPA
Somerset, KY                                Fergus Falls, MN                             Madison, MS                                Beaver Falls, PA


2016

                                           
John "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       *John "Steve" Proffitt, III             Thomas W. Saturley, CAI             Bracky Mark Rogers, CAI, AARE, AMM
Anderson, SC                                 Rainbow City, AL                          Portland, ME                                  Mt. Airy, NC

2018

(VIDEO UNAVAILABLE)                                       
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 W. Huisman, CAI               Merle D. Booker, CAI, GPPA         *J. Scott King, CAI, AARE, AMM    Christie King, CAI, AMM, BAS
Elk Grove, CA                                Eltopia, WA                                      Gadsden, AL                                   Gadsden, AL

2020
Induction for 2020 Hall of Fame has been postponed to 2021