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Woodworth Memorial Award Winners

Since 1925, the Big "I" has celebrated individuals for their dedication to the insurance industry.


The Woodworth Memorial award is the highest honor an agent can receive from the national Big “I."  All recipients share one trait—an uncommon dedication to the industry and to the association.













Woodworth Memorial Award Winners 1925- Present

1925   A.B. White, Jr., Parkersburg, WV
1926   T.C. Moffatt, Newark, NJ
1928   George Markham, St. Louis, MO
1929   Earl E. Fisk, Green Bay, WI
1930   Percy H. Goodwin, San Diego, CA
1931   Clyde B. Smith, Lansing, MI
1933   H.E. HcKelvey, Pittsburgh, PA
1934   W.E. Harrington, Atlanta, GA
1935   Hamilton C. Arnall, Newman, GA
1936   Allan I. Wolff, Chicago, IL
1937   W. Herbert Steward, Chicago, IL
1939   W. Owen Wilson, Richmond, VA
1940   L. P. McCord, Jacksonville, FL
1941   Roy A. Duffus, Rochester, NY
1942   Sidney O. Smith, Gainesville, GA
1943   Wade Fetzer, Jr., Chicago, IL
1945   H.H. Hendren, Sacramento, CA
1946   Harold N. Mann, Tacoma, WA
1948   West Shell, Cincinnati, OH
1950   John C. Stott, Norwich, NY
1951   John J. O’Toole, St. Louis, MO
1952   Carleton I. Fisher, Providence, RI  
1953   Harry T. Minister, Columbus, OH 
1954   Walter M. Sheldon, Chicago, IL 
1956   Robert Maxwell, Texarkana, AR
1957   Joseph A. Newmann, Jamaica, NY
1958   Morton V.V. White, Allentown, PA
1959   Robert E. Battles, Los Angeles, CA
1960   Archie M. Slawsby, Nashua, NH
1962   Ralph D. Callister, Salt Lake City, UT
1963   Porter Ellis, CPCU, Dallas, TX
1964   Hayne P. Glover, Jr., Greenville, SC
1965   Fred H. Johnson, Columbus, OH
1966   H.H. Nelson, CLU, LLB, Council Bluffs, IA
1967   William E. Webb, Jr., CPCU Statesville, NC
1968   Stafford H. Warner, Memphis, TN
1969   Danforth Loring, Omaha, NE
1970   Charles B. Chrisman, Pikeville, KY 
1971   Harold Eustis, Greenville, MS
1972   Lyle Huggins, Long Beach, CA
1975   Robert L. Shade, Decatur, IL
1976   Bernard J. Burns, Milford, CT
1977   Gerard R. TeBockhorst, CPCU, Denver, CO
1978   Frederick J. England, Jr., CPCU, Cambridge, MA
1979   Edward J. Kremer, AAI, ARM Salisbury, MD
1980   George T. Frazier, Hope, AR


1981   Josiah H. Welch, Newburyport, MA
1982   Robert T. Clayton, CPCU, Milwaukee, WI
1984   Robert R. Treweek, CPCU, Gainesville, FL
1985   Thomas E. Lane, Rapid City, SD
1986   William E. Brady, CPCU, San Pedro, CA 
1987   Jack Payan, CPCU, Palos Heights, IL
1988   Richard D. Teubner, CPCU, Tulsa, OK
1989   Lou W. Daniel, Baton Rouge, LA
1990   Marvin A. Kristan, Los Angeles, CA
1991   Richard G. Taylor, CPCU, Salt Lake City, UT
1992   Louie E. Woodbury, Wilmington, NC
1993   A. William Bailey, Jr., CIC, Waco, TX
1994   R.C. Riley, CPCU, AAI, Benton, KY
1995   Eric G. Gustafson, CPCU, AAI, Portsmouth, NH
1996  Joseph H. Feitelberg, CLU, Fall River, MA
1999   Ronald A. Smith, CPCU, Rochester, IN
2000   C. Courtney Wood, CPCU, ARM, Edmond, OK
2001   Richard W. Davis, CPCU, Needham, MA
2002   William B. Greenwood, Central City, KY
2004   Thomas “Tommy” J. Dietz, CPCU, Bedford Hills, NY
2005   Michael R. Donohoe, Mankato, MN
2006   David  “Bud” F. Wilson, Bonita, CA
2007   Matt Berry, Sr.,  Austin, TX
2008   Thomas B. Ahart, CPCU, AAI, Phillipsburg, NJ
2009   Alex Soto, CPCU, ARM, Miami, FL
2010   Ronald P. Tubertini, CIC, Ridgeland, MS
2011   William F. Hofmann, III, CPCU, CLU, AAI, CIC, LIA, Belmont, MA
2012   Robert E. Fulwider, West Liberty, IA
2013   J. David Daniel, Baton Rouge, LA
2014   W. Cloyce Anders, Raleigh, NC
2015   James T. Armitage, CPCU, AAI, WCIP, Arcadia, CA
2016   Thomas J. Minkler, CIC, CPRM, Keene, NH
2017  Charles “Cappy” S. Stults, III, Hightstown, NJ
2018   C. Brett Nilsson, CIC, Layton, UT
2019   David A. Walker, AAI, CIC, LIC, ARM, CRM, CAWC, Hartland, MI
2020   William “Bill” E. Harrison Jr., San Antonio, TX
2021   Randy Lanoix, CIC, Donaldsonville, LA

2022   Spencer M. Houldin, Washington Depot, CT

 
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