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The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award

The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award was introduced in 1986 to honor a member of the Society who has served the Society in an outstanding manner deserving of special recognition. The Klausmeyer Award is named for Otto Klausmeyer who provided invaluable technical, mechanical, and historical assistance to the Society and its members for over 27 years. Mr. Klausmeyer, a Studebaker engineer intimately knowledgeable about Pierce-Arrows, died in 1985 at the age of 86..


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2019 - Auburn, Indiana
June 11 - June 15, 2019

Bob Jacobsen, CA


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2018 - Rohnert Park, California
July 9 - July 13, 2018

Liz Horne, GA


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2017 - Maryland Heights, Missouri
June 6 - June 9, 2017

Alan S. Cooper, MD


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2016 - Kerrville, Texas
June 13 - June 17, 2016

Henry May IV, CT


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2015 - Buffalo, New York
July 21 - July 25, 2015

Robert Dluhy, RI


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2014 - Warwick, Rhode Island
July 8 - July 12, 2014

Roger J. Sherman, CO


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2013 - Minden, Nevada
July 23 - July 27, 2013

Ralph & Patricia McKittrick, ON


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2012 - Kalamazoo, Michigan
June 25 - June 30, 2012

David & Diana Stevens, MI


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2011 - Fairport, New York
June 20 - June 25, 2011

Paul E. Jacobs Jr., NY


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2010 - Rochester, Minnesota
July 12 - July 18, 2010

Al & Linda Abrahamson, NV


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2009 - Temecula, California
June 21 - June 25, 2009

Heidi R. & William C. Sandvik, CA


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2006 - Redmond, Oregon
August 1 - August 6, 2006

William I. & Bettye Gluth, WA


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2005 - Springfield, Illinois
July 13 - July 17, 2005

Fay Butler, MA


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2004 - Asheville, North Carolina
June 22 - June 27, 2004

J. Charles Gills, VA


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2002 - Kalamazoo, Michigan
July 10 - July 13, 2002

F. Arnold Romberg, TX


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2001 - Buffalo, New York
July 10 - July 15, 2001

Paul Morris, TX


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
2000 - Boerne, Texas
June 20 - June 25, 2000

David O. Harris, MN


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
1999 - Bartlett, New Hampshire
July 13 - July 17, 1999

Ernest Follis, CA


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
1997 - Superior, Wisconsin
July 29 - August 3, 1997

Tony Zappone, NY


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
1996 - Charlottesville, Virginia
July 10 - July 13, 1996

H. Paul Johnson Jr., OR


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
1995 - San Diego, CA
1995

Eric Rosenau, CA


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
1994 - St. Louis, MO
1994

G. Marc Hamburger, GA


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
1992 - Minneapolis, MN
1992

Howard Ehmann,


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
1991 - Monterey, CA
1991

Irvin Blonder, CA


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
1990 - Asheville, NC
1990

Corinne Tycher, TX


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
1989 - Manchester, VT
1989

Henry E. Becker, FL


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
1988 - Bellaire, MI
1988

Bernard J. Weis, NY


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
1987 - Mt. Hood, OR
1987

George H. Peckover, ON


The Otto Klausmeyer Distinguished Service Award
1986 - Hershey, PA
1986

Paul Mogel,