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The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy

The Pierce-Arrow Society Long-Distance Trophy, designed by Del DeRees was first awarded in August 1975, to the member who drives a Pierce-Arrow the farthest distance one way to the Annual Meet . . . the winning car determined by mileage driven multiplied by the age of the car. The trophy was restored in 2007 and updated with the names of all winners since its inception . . . the permanent trophy resides in the Pierce-Arrow Museum. Since 1991, a long distance trophy, a silver tray, has been awarded in honor of Henry E. (Gene) & Pauline S. Becker, who drove their 1917 Pierce-Arrow from their home to the Annual Meet for 40 consecutive years..


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2019 - Auburn, Indiana
June 11 - June 15, 2019

Jim & Barbara Payne, TN
1923 model 33 4-Pass. Landau
Traveled approx. 590 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2018 - Rohnert Park, California
July 9 - July 13, 2018

Dan Erceg, CA
1916 model 38-C-4 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 100 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2017 - Maryland Heights, Missouri
June 6 - June 9, 2017

Peter Fawcett, ON
1918 model 48-B-5 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 839 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2016 - Kerrville, Texas
June 13 - June 17, 2016

Merlin Benard Smith, LA
1936 model 1601 5-Pass. Sedan
Traveled approx. 508 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2015 - Buffalo, New York
July 21 - July 25, 2015

Sean McNew, CA
1931 model 43 Coupe
Traveled approx. 2585 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2014 - Warwick, Rhode Island
July 8 - July 12, 2014

Wilma J. Hunter, IL
1931 model 42 5-Pass. Sedan
Traveled approx. 1012 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2013 - Minden, Nevada
July 23 - July 27, 2013

Bill Lawton, ID
1930 model A 7-Pass. Sedan
Traveled approx. 466 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2012 - Kalamazoo, Michigan
June 25 - June 30, 2012

Peter Fawcett, ON
1918 model 48-B-5 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 408 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2011 - Fairport, New York
June 20 - June 25, 2011

Wilma J. Hunter, IL
1931 model 42 5-Pass. Sedan
Traveled approx. 750 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2010 - Rochester, Minnesota
July 12 - July 18, 2010

Wilma J. Hunter, IL
1931 model 42 5-Pass. Sedan


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2009 - Temecula, California
June 21 - June 25, 2009

Louis L. & Benita Berquest, WA
1935 model 845 Conv. Coupe
Traveled approx. 1188 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2008 - Lexington, Kentucky
June 24 - June 29, 2008

William H. Morris, IL
1929 model 133 Club Sedan
Traveled approx. 393 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2007 - Williamstown, Massachusetts
June 25 - July 1, 2007

Wilma J. Hunter, IL
1931 model 42 5-Pass. Sedan
Traveled approx. 879 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2006 - Redmond, Oregon
August 1 - August 6, 2006

Luther Gentry Family Trust, CA
1925 model 80 Runabout
Traveled approx. 530 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2005 - Springfield, Illinois
July 13 - July 17, 2005

Tony Doughty, AZ
1930 model C 4-Door Sedan
Traveled approx. 710 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2005 - Springfield, Illinois
July 13 - July 17, 2005

Michael Maloney, MN
1916 model 38-C-4 5-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 530 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2004 - Asheville, North Carolina
June 22 - June 27, 2004

Wilma J. Hunter, IL
1931 model 42 5-Pass. Sedan
Traveled approx. 675 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2003 - Lake Tahoe, Nevada
June 24 - June 28, 2003

David E. Murray, WA
1930 model C Club Brougham
Traveled approx. 740 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2002 - Kalamazoo, Michigan
July 10 - July 13, 2002

Marlin H. Hansen, MN
1917 model 66-A-4 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 550 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2001 - Buffalo, New York
July 10 - July 15, 2001

Jim Berkner, TX
1930 model B Coupe
Traveled approx. 1600 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
2000 - Boerne, Texas
June 20 - June 25, 2000

William H. Morris, IL
1929 model 133 Club Sedan
Traveled approx. 1235 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1999 - Bartlett, New Hampshire
July 13 - July 17, 1999

Bill Lawton, ID
1917 model 48-B-4 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 2715 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1998 - Silverdale, Washington
July 22 - July 26, 1998

Marlin H. Hansen, MN
1917 model 66-A-4 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 1716 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1997 - Superior, Wisconsin
July 29 - August 3, 1997

Bill Lawton, ID
1917 model 48-B-4 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 1550 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1996 - Charlottesville, Virginia
July 10 - July 13, 1996

Earl R. Young, IL
1929 model 143 Conv. Coupe
Traveled approx. 777 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1995 - San Diego, CA
1995

Patrick Craig, CA
1915 model 66-A-3 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 460 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1994 - St. Louis, MO
1994

Fay Butler, MA
1913 model 38-C Runabout
Traveled approx. 1140 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1993 - Glens Falls, NY
1993

L. Walter Benjamin Jr., FL
1934 model 836A 5-Pass. Sedan
Traveled approx. 1125 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1992 - Minneapolis, MN
1992

Henry E. Becker, FL
1917 model 66-A-4 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 1640 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1991 - Monterey, CA
1991

Earl R. Young, IL
1913 model 48-B Runabout
Traveled approx. 2244 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1990 - Asheville, NC
1990

Jeff Hellenbrook, New York
1936 model 1601 Sedan
Traveled approx. 720 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1989 - Manchester, VT
1989

L. Walter Benjamin Jr., FL
1933 model 836 Sedan
Traveled approx. 1130 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1988 - Bellaire, MI
1988

Fay Butler, MA
1913 model 38-C Runabout
Traveled approx. 865 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1987 - Mt. Hood, OR
1987

Fay Butler, MA
1913 model 38-C Runabout
Traveled approx. 2985 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1987 - Mt. Hood, OR
1987

Hubert J. Moineau, MA
1912 model 36-UU Touring
Traveled approx. 3025 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1986 - Hershey, PA
1986

David C. Engel, NH
1931 model 43 Roadster
Traveled approx. 430 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1985 - Dallas, TX
1985

John C. Meyer III, CA
1934 model 1240A EDL
Traveled approx. 1455 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1984 - Sturbridge, MA
1984

Henry E. Becker, FL
1917 model 66-A-4 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 1337 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1983 - San Diego, CA
1983

Henry E. Becker, FL
1917 model 66-A-4 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 2500 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1982 - Niagara Falls, NY
1982

J.M. Andress, WA
1936 model 1601 Sedan
Traveled approx. 2490 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1981 - Stone Mountain, GA
1981

John C. Meyer III, CA
1934 model 1240A EDL
Traveled approx. 2214 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1980 - Bernardsville, NJ
1980

L. Walter Benjamin Jr., FL
1933 model 836 Sedan
Traveled approx. 930 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1979 - Milwaukee, WI
1979

John C. Meyer III, CA
1934 model 1240A EDL
Traveled approx. 2077 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1978 - Niagara Falls, NY
1978

Douglas W. Warren, CA
1936 model 1601 Sedan
Traveled approx. 2695 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1977 - South Bend, IN
1977

Henry E. Becker, FL
1917 model 66-A-4 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 682 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1976 - Painted Post, NY
1976

Hubert J. Moineau, MA
1913 model 38-C Runabout
Traveled approx. 365 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1975 - Troy, MI
1975

Hubert J. Moineau, MA
1913 model 38-C Runabout
Traveled approx. 700 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1974 - Fredericksburg, VA
1974

Hubert J. Moineau, MA
1913 model 38-C Runabout
Traveled approx. 488 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1973 - Indianapolis, IN
1973

Henry E. Becker, FL
1917 model 66-A-4 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 715 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1972 - Willoughby, OH
1972

Henry E. Becker, FL
1917 model 66-A-4 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 446 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1972 - Willoughby, OH
1972

Joseph G. Mann, IL
1932 model 54 Club Sedan
Traveled approx. 585 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1972 - Willoughby, OH
1972

E. Gilbert Taylor, NJ
1926 model 80 Runabout
Traveled approx. 425 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1971 - White Haven, PA
1971

Leo Parnagian MD, MI
1933 model 836 Club Brougham
Traveled approx. 567 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1971 - White Haven, PA
1971

N. Geisinger, Ohio
1929 model 133 Sedan
Traveled approx. 400 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1971 - White Haven, PA
1971

Fred Twist, Ontario
1930 model B Sedan
Traveled approx. 416 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1970 - Milwaukee, WI
1970

Henry E. Becker, FL
1917 model 66-A-4 7-Pass. Touring
Traveled approx. 862 miles


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1969 - Painted Post, NY
1969

Hubert J. Moineau, MA
1913 model 38-C Runabout


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1966 - North Conway, NH
1966

Bob Greene,
1931 model Dual Cowl Phaeton


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1965 - Buffalo, NY
1965

Hubert J. Moineau, MA
1913 model 38-C Runabout


The Henry E. & Pauline S. Becker Trophy
1958 - Buffalo, NY
1958

Harold Philips,
1920 model 31 Sedan