SWD Heroes

The Society's Past Presidents from the SWD

Years Society President Hometown
1979 Ernie Hills Enid, OK
1973 Chuck Abernethy Ponca City, OK
1971 Ralph Ribble Dallas, TX
1966 Al Smith Fort Worth, TX
1962 Lou Laurel El Paso, TX
1957−58 Joe Lewis Dallas, TX
1939 Rupert Hall Tulsa, OK

The SWD's Own Past Presidents

Years District President Hometown
2015−16 Russell Shaner Midland, TX
2013−14 Bill Hogan Blanco, TX
2011−12 Larry Clemons Garden Ridge, TX
2009−10 Dwayne Cooper Austin, TX
2007−08 James “Dan” Fullerton Dallas Metro, TX
2005−06 Gary N. Hannah Corpus Christi, TX
2003−04 Donald “Don” Hackett Town North Plano, TX
2001−02 Larry Clemons Garden Ridge, TX
1999−00 John Devine Houston, TX
1997−98 Dwain Brobst Shreveport, LA
1996 Joseph McCain Austin, TX
1994−95 Ric Haythorn Dallas Metro, TX
1992−93 Bruce Clark San Angelo, TX
1990−91 Perry Baker San Antonio,TX
1988−89 Greg Elam Dallas Town North, TX
1986−87 John Schneider Houston, TX
1984−85 Julian White Little Rock, AR
1982−83 Ed Reeder Dallas Town North, TX
1981 Don Wagner Dallas Town North, TX
1980 Duane A. Lunday Dallas Town North, TX
1978−79 Kent Cornwell Tulsa, OK
1977 Al Feuerbacher San Antonio, TX
1976 Lawrence Moran New Orleans, LA
1975 Elvis Miller Sherman, TX
1974 Dave Sjogren Dallas Town North, TX
1972−73 Ernie Hills Enid, OK
1971 Ward Nelson Ponca City, OK
1970 Mel Burkett Austin, TX
1968−69 John Anderson Lubbock, TX
1967 Herbert Newton Oklahoma City, OK
1965−66 Ralph Ribble Dallas Town North, TX
1964 Charles Abernethy Ponca City, OK
1963 Henry “Hank” Lewis Dallas Big “D”, TX
1962 Bill Shoemaker Oklahoma City, OK
1961 Al Smith Fort Worth, TX
1960 Barney Wieland El Paso, TX
1959 Don Johnson Carrier, OK
1958 Lake Churchill El Paso, TX
1957 Aylett Fitzhugh Dallas Big “D”, TX
1956 Lou Laurel El Paso, TX
1955 Joe Kemendo El Paso, TX
1954 Joe Lewis Dallas Big “D”, TX
1952−53 Grady Musgrave Oklahoma City, OK
1951 Dr. Calvin Jones Pampa, TX
1950 Ernie Dick Oklahoma City, OK

SWD Barbershopper of the Year (BOTY)

Year Name
2016 Randy Rensi
2015 Artie Dolt
2014 Jim Halcarz
2013 Bob Calderon
2012 Jack Stevens
2011 George Westover
2010 Brooks Harkey
2009 Mark Holdeman
2008 Philip Maxfield
2007 Russell Shaner
2005 John Devine
2004 Dan Fullerton
2003 Gary Hannah
2002 David Anderson
2001 Steve DeCrow
1999 Mike Borts
1997 Terry Mercing
1995 Jack Ware
1993 Perry Baker
1992 Buddy Myers & Fred Eckman
1991 Bob Cunningham
1990 No Award
1989 No Award
1988 John Schneider
1987 Charlie Hill
1986 Julian White
1985 Ed Reeder
1984 Grady Kerr
1983 Bruce Clark
1982 Ernie Hills
1981 Greg Elam
1980 Kelly Johnson
1979 Elvis Miller
1978 Earl Ross
1977 Al Fenuerbacher
1976 Duane Lunday
1975 Bob Schoenhoff
1974 John Anderson
1973 Ralph Ribble
1966 - 1972 Inactive, No Awards
1965 Hank Lewis - Made retroactively
1961 - 1964 Inactive, No Awards
1960 Saul Schneider
1959 Glenn Hutton
1958 Les Swanson
1957 Bill Shoemaker