The following ladies and gentlemen have served as the Presidents of the organizations which evolved into the American Contract Bridge League. They have given their time, their energy, their administrative skills, and their devotion to establish a unity among the many bridge players in North America and around the world.
They deserve our recognition, our admiration, and our thanks for all their efforts, their time, and their works.
If any bridge player reviewing this web page has any picture of a bridge player not shown here and would like to contribute that picture for the completion of this web page, we would greatly appreciate this contribution.
USBA United States Bridge Association 1932-1934 Milton C. Work 1935-1937 Ely Culbertson ABL American Bridge League 1927 Ralph R. Richards 1928 Henry P. Jaeger 1929 Robert W. Halpin 1930 Clayton W. Aldrich 1932 Captain Fred G. French 1933 Waldemar K. von Zedtwitz 1934 Sir Derrick J. Wernher 1934 Raymond H. Eisenlord 1935 Louis J. Haddad 1936 H. Huber Boscowitz 1937 Gordon M. Gibbs ACBL American Contract Bridge League 1937 Gordon M. Gibbs Mr. Gordon M. Gibbs had the unique distinction of being the person, who served as the last President of the American Bridge League and also as the first President of the newly formed American Contract Bridge League. A short biography is included in .pdf file format, serving to remember this most unique individual. 1938 Nate B. Spingold 1939 James H. Lemon 1940 Elmer J. Babin 1941 Robert J. Gill 1942 Morgan Howard 1943 Albert H. Morehead 1944 Richmond H. Skinner 1945 George A. Alderton, II 1946 Benjamin M. Golder 1947 Raymond J. McGrover 1948 Waldemar K. von Zedtwitz 1949 Dr. Louis Mark 1950 Rufus L. Miles, Jr. 1951 Julius L. Rosenblum 1952 Joseph Cohan 1953 Benjamin O. Johnson 1954 Peter A. Leventritt 1955 Jefferson Glick 1956 Rufus L. Miles, jr. 1957 Joseph G. Ripstra 1958 Charles J. Solomon 1959 Winslow Randall 1960 Frank T. Westcott 1961 James P. Ferguson 1962 Max Manchester 1963 Jerry M. Lewis 1964 Leo Seewald 1965 Robin B. MacNab 1966 Eilif Andersen 1967 John W. Norwood 1968 Joseph J. Stedem 1969 Edgar G. Theus 1970 William A. Baldwin 1971 Carl Rubin 1972 Percy X. Bean 1973 Jerome R. Silverman 1974 Ruth McConnell 1975 Lewis L. Mathe 1976 Donald Oakie 1977 Louis S. Gurvich 1978 Walter K. O'Loughlin 1979 Leo J. Spivack 1980 Ira G. Corn, Jr. 1981 James E. Zimmerman 1982 Sydney A. Levey, Jr. 1983 William Gross 1984 Douglas Drew 1985 Chris Wilson 1986 Tommy Sanders 1987 Bobby Wolff 1988 Herb Smith 1989 Phyllis Smith 1990 Ed Gould 1991 David McGee 1992 Joan Levy Gerard 1993 Barbara Nudelman 1994 Virgil Anderson 1995 Cecil Cook 1996 Dudley Brown
1997 Howard Piltch
1998 Richard Anderson 1999 Val Covalciuc
2000 Jim Kirkham
2001 Jim Kirkham
2002 George Retek - Canadian
2003 Al Levy
2004 Bruce Reeve
2005 Roger L. Smith
2006 Harriette Buckman - (aka Harriet Buckman)
2007 Sharon Fairchild
2008 Dan Morse
2009 William Arlinghaus - (aka Bill Arlinghaus)
2010 Richard DeMartino
2011 Craig Robertson
2012 Sharon Anderson
2013 Donald Mamula
2014 Phyllis Harlan
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