The John Philip Sousa Foundation Presents
The 1989-2017 Laureates of

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Name of Laureate City, State/Province Year/issue
Todd Summers Palo Alto, California 2017 Legion 331
Gregg Abe Honolulu, Hawaii 2017 Legion 331
John Cisetti Louisburg, Kansas 2017 Legion 324
John Bina Mendota Heights, Minnesota 2017 Legion 324
Joe Trusty Cabot, Arkansas 2017 Legion 323
Randall Mealer Harrison, Arkansas 2017 Legion 323
John Miller American Fork, Utah 2016 Legion 322
Thomas Barker Lafayette, Indiana 2016 Legion 322
Daniel Wooten Niceville, Florida 2016 Legion 321
Michael Fiske Joliet, Illinois 2016 Legion 321
Michael Boitz Saratoga, California 2016 Legion 314
Leonard Ingrande Fresno, California 2016 Legion 314
Chadwick Kamei Pearl City, Hawaii 2016 Legion 313
Kenneth Rogers Lethbridge,Alberta, Canada 2016 Legion 313
John Yoon Greenwich, Connecticut 2015 Legion 312
Joel Denton Ooltewah,Tennessee 2015 Legion 312
Arlene Burney Petaluma, California 2015 Legion 311
Kenneth Turner Lexington, South Carolina 2015 Legion 311
Mark Wardlaw Santa Rosa, California 2015 Legion 304
Sean Carrier Fort, Smith,Arkansas 2015 Legion 304
Rob Speers Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 2014 Legion 302
Steven Hendee Castro Valley, California 2014 Legion 302
Bradford Rogers Buckner, Kentucky 2014 Legion 301
Michael Hipp Fresno, California 2014 Legion 301
Kirk Clague Exeter, California 2014 Legion 294
David Aydelott Franklin, Tennessee 2014 Legion 294
Kerry Taylor Austin, Texas 2013 Legion 292
Kevin Smith Ithaca, Michigan 2013 Legion 292
George Hattendorf Glendale, Arizona 2013 Legion 291
Rodney Bennett Olney, Texas 2013 Legion 291
Mark Grauer New Berlin, Wisconsin 2013 Legion 284
Mark Nelson Satellite Beach, Florida 2013 Legion 284
Thomas Reynolds Templeton, Massachusetts 2013 Legion 283
David Webb Forest, Virginia 2013 Legion 283
James Meredith Lynchburg, Virginia 2012 Legion 282
Robin Engl Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 2012 Legion 282
Brian Ingelson Palm Springs, California 2012 Legion 281
David Lum Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2012 Legion 281
Lisa Butts Hanford, California 2012 Legion 274
Eldon Seta Pearl City, Hawaii 2012 Legion 274
Angela Woo Santa Monica, California 2012 Legion 273
James Mazzaferro Sacramento, California 2012 Legion 273
Linda Thompson Spring Valley, California 2011 Legion 272
David Morrison Arlington Heights, Illinois 2011 Legion 272
Pam Potter Quincy, Illinois 2011 Legion 271
Randal Box Brentwood, Tennessee 2011 Legion 271
Scotty Walker Lafayette, Louisiana 2011 Legion 264
Marion Roberts Leawood, Kansas 2011 Legion 264
David Gorham Owasso, Oklahoma 2011 Legion 263
Scott Rush Mt.Pleasant, South Carolina 2011 Legion 263
Kenneth Capshaw El Paso, Texas 2010 Legion 262
Cheryl Newton Vienna, Virginia 2010 Legion 262
Tom Shine Duncanville, Texas 2010 Legion 261
Brian Thoriaclus Calgary, Alberta, Canada 2010 Legion 261
James Kusserow Porterville, California 2010 Legion 254
Melinda McKenzie Hall Fairfax, ,Virginia 2010 Legion 254
Douglas Armstrong Fredricksburg, Virginia 2010 Legion 253
Donnie Owens Waxahachie, Texas 2010 Legion 253
Louise Schwarz Albany, New York 2009 Legion 252
Thomas Cox Goshen, Indiana 2009 Legion 244
John Burn Cupertino, California 2009 Legion 244
Doug Bakkum Andover, Minnesota 2009 Legion 243
David Bresnahan Manchester, New Hampshire 2009 Legion 243
John Combs Missoula, Montana 2008 Legion 242
Keith Jordan Albuquerque, New Mexico 2008 Legion 242
Norman Dea Walnut Creek, California 2008 Legion 241
Glen Traquair Red Deer, Alberta, Canada 2008 Legion 241
Robert Carroll Chesapeake, Virginia 2008 Legion 234
Phil Hartman Boise, Idaho 2008 Legion 234
June Holder Fairfax, Virginia 2007 Legion 232
Diana Love Blacksburg, Virginia 2007 Legion 232
Terry Pattishall Lake Mary, Florida 2007 Legion 231

Donald Downs

Rapid City, South Dakota

2007 Legion 231

Walt Lovell Elko, Nevada 2007 Legion 224

Russell Bertles

Hampton, Georgia

2006 Legion 222

William Ingram

Tulare, California

2006 Legion 222

Dana Hamant

Wichita, Kansas

2006 Legion 221

Evelio Villarreal

Plano, Texas

2006 Legion 221

Terry Rush

Lincoln, Nebraska

2006 Legion 214

Virgil Syverson

Williston, North Dakota

2006 Legion 214

Jim Doepke

Waukesha, Wisconsin

2006 Legion 213

Jon Robichaud

Blue Springs, Missouri

2006 Legion 213

Scott Coulson

Mesquite, TX

2005 Legion 212

Jeff Laird

Aldine, TX

2005 Legion 212

Sheily Bell

Geismar, LA

2005 Legion 211

Michael Genevay

Metairie, LA

2005 Legion 211

Russell Wilson

McDonough, GA

2005 Legion 204

John Bridges

Honolulu, HI

2005 Legion 204

Vincent Tornello

Charlottesville, VA

2005 Legion 203

Don Jaramillo

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

2005 Legion 203

Vincent Rosse

LaGrange, GA

2004 Legion 202

Neil Jenkins

Coral Springs, FL

2004 Legion 202

Joe Tornello Chartlottesville, VA 2004 Legion 201
Travis Beard Russellville, AR 2004 Legion 201
Randall Coleman Woodstock, GA 2004 Legion 194
Michael Corrigan Clovis, CA 2004 Legion 194
Ann Goodwin Kansas City, MO 2004 Legion 193
Paul Brizzi Ankeny, IA 2004 Legion 193
Michael Ruether Lebanon, MO 2003 Legion 192
Randy Sonntag Jupiter, FL 2003 Legion 192
Jeff Tower Hemet, CA 2003 Legion 191
Ed Colson Olathe, KS 2003 Legion 191
Marion West Garland, TX 2003 Legion 185
Roy Vandelicht, Jr. Fayette, MO 2003 Legion 185
Margene Pappas Aurora IL 2003 Legion 184
Stan Mauldin Wichita Falls, TX 2003 Legion 184
Thomas Heninger Watertown, WI 2003 Legion 183
Frances Shelton Hendersonville, NC 2003 Legion 183
Paul Warnex Liberty, MO 2002 Legion 182
Alfred Watkins Marietta, GA 2002 Legion 182
John Bell Kansas City, MO 2002 Legion 181
Dwight Roadman Port St. Lucie, FL 2002 Legion 181
Byron Braasch Bellevue, NE 2002 Legion 175
Paula Thornton Gainesville, FL 2002 Legion 175
Lee Nelson Harlan, IA 2002 Legion 174
Gene Inglis Rome, GA 2002 Legion 174
Mary Land Jasper, GA 2002 Legion 173
Michael Puckett Jonesboro, GA 2002 Legion 173
Vince Clayton Hopkins, SC 2001 Legion 172
Ernie Phillips Oakwood, GA 2001 Legion 172
Boniface Leong Pearl City, HI 2001 Legion 171
Gary Sullivan Charlotte, MI 2001 Legion 171
Thomas Dirks Trafalgar, IN 2001 Legion 165
Jean-Francois Viens Waterloo, QU CANADA 2001 Legion 165
Jerry Gatch Lexington, SC 2001 Legion 164
Suzanne Winter Birmingham, AL 2001 Legion 164
Mark Lane Kennewick, WA 2001 Legion 163
Steve Sherman Innisfail, AB CANADA 2001 Legion 163
Richard Elliott Newberg, OR 2000 Legion 162
Myron Turner West Monroe, LA 2000 Legion 162
Elden Moates Blue Ridge, GA 2000 Legion 161
Tom SoRelle Lubbock, TX 2000 Legion 161
Martha Ann Stark Gainesville, FL 2000 Legion 155
Barry Valleau Didsbury, AB CANADA 2000 Legion 155
Mercer Crook Gainesville, GA 2000 Legion 154
Michael Robinson Leicester, NC 2000 Legion 154
Bruce Dinkins Austin, TX 2000 Legion 153
Pat Vandehey Aloha, OR 2000 Legion 153
Bruce Beach Lawrenceville, GA 1999 Legion 151
Brian Anderson Fremont, NE 1999 Legion 151
Gary Gribble Marietta, GA 1999 Legion 145
Arthur Holton III Stockton, CA 1999 Legion 145
Marklen Bray Rapid City, SD 1999 Legion 144
Alison Hayes Winder, GA 1999 Legion 144
Cynthia Berry Longwood, FL 1999 Legion 143
Russell Campbell Fairfield, CA 1999 Legion 143
Gerald Ball Pascagoula, MS 1998 Legion 142
Bert Creswell MIddleburg, FL 1998 Legion 142
Catherine Heard Baker, LA 1998 Legion 141
Gary Barton LaPorte, TX 1998 Legion 141
Robert Carlson Pipeston, MN 1998 Legion 135
David Bellis Worland, WY 1998 Legion 135
Webster Rowan Starkville, MS 1998 Legion 134
Jesse Walker Sylvester, Georgia 1998 Legion 134
William Buckalew Gulfport, MS 1998 Legion 133
William Schmidt Mandan, ND 1998 Legion 133
Howard Lehman Eau Claire, WI 1997 Legion 132
Dan Wilson Stockbridge, GA 1997 Legion 132
Robert Cowles Marietta, GA 1997 Legion 131
Ed Nichols Dacatur, AL 1997 Legion 131
Paul Worosello Houston, TX 1997 Legion 125
David Proznick Surrey BC CANADA 1997 Legion 125
Roger Jabbour Charlottestown, P.E.I. CANADA 1997 Legion 124
Dale Duensing Hastings, NE 1997 Legion 124
Gerald Waguespack Duson, LA 1997 Legion 123
William Edward Davis Rex, GA 30273 1997 Legion 123
Warren Torns San Diego, CA 1996 Legion 122
Glen Goering Derby, KS 1996 Legion 122
Ron Biffle Hampton, GA 1996 Legion 121
Stephen Hand Lake Charles, LA 1996 Legion 121
John McAphee, Jr. Birmingham, AL 1996 Legion 115
Jeff Klintberg Lincoln, NE 1996 Legion 115
Randy Storie Midland, TX 1996 Legion 114
William Pharris Duluth, GA 1996 Legion 114
Jim Duren Birmingham, AL 1996 Legion 113
Marie Cotaya Baker, LA 1996 Legion 113
Dale Anderson Porterville, CA 1995 Legion 112
Gene Slayter Springfield, OR 1995 Legion 112
Robert Gomez Los Gatos, CA 1995 Legion 111
Jim Mackay Winnipeg, MB CANADA 1995 Legion 111
Herb Cox Roswell, GA 1995 Legion 105
Mike Nakasone Aiea, HI 1995 Legion 105
Robin Kramer Mtn. View, CA 1995 Legion 104
Robert Eklund Calgary, AB CANADA 1995 Legion 104
David R. Pelow Gillette, WI 1995 Legion 103
Garwood Whaley Glalesville, MD 1995 Legion 103
Ronald Sutherland East Amherst, NY 1994 Legion 102
Lorraine Paris Newberry, SC 1994 Legion 102
Scott Taylor Dallas, TX 1994 Legion 101
Andrew Isca Monroe, LA 1994 Legion 101
Peter Metzger Cincinnati, OH 1994 Legion 95
John Marshall Indianapolis, IN 1994 Legion 95
Milo Winter Rapid City, SD 1994 Legion 94
Earl Benson Bloomington, MN 1994 Legion 94
Ileane McElwee Payson, AZ 1994 Legion 93
William Mack St. Joseph, MO 1994 Legion 93
Ron Dempkee Coopersburg, PA 1993 Legion 92
Jack Kelly Valparaiso, IN 1993 Legion 92
Frank Farina Pittsburgh, PA 1993 Legion 91
George Brite Sapulpa, OK 1993 Legion 91
William Fread Carmel, IN 1993 Legion 85
Aaron Robin Lafayette, LA 1993 Legion 85
Lloyd Tarpley Jonesboro, GA 1993 Legion 84
John Easley Fredericksburg, VA 1993 Legion 84
Ric Best Lenior City, TN 1993 Legion 83
Brian Kelly Lahaina, HI 1993 Legion 83
Peter Stigings Vancouver, BC CANADA 1992 Legion 82
John Wilson Roachdale, IN 1992 Legion 82
Joseph Brice Aurora, CO 1992 Legion 81
Robert Floyd Austin, TX 1992 Legion 81
Phillip Wharton Lakeland, FL 1992 Legion 75
Charles Menghini Olathe, KS 1992 Legion 75
Michael W. Willson Tempe, AZ 1992 Legion 74
Janis Stockhouse Bloomington, IN 1992 Legion 74
James Oliver Lee's Summit, MO 1992 Legion 73
Lowell Brunner Webster Groves, MO 1992 Legion 73
Patricia Garren Travekers Rest, SC 1991 Legion 72
Harold Scott Lambert W. Columbia, SC 1991 Legion 72
Ray B. Haney Elizabethtown, NC 1991 Legion 71
David Debes Brookston, IN 1991 Legion 71
Boyd McKeown Marietta, GA 1991 Legion 65
Robert Parsons Austin, TX 1991 Legion 65
Jajime Kuwada Mililani, HI 1991 Legion 64
James Fudale Berea, OH 1991 Legion 64
Paul Luhring Marinette, WI 1991 Legion 63
Michael Spears West Monroe, LA 1991 Legion 63
Max Treier Cambridge, OH 1990 Legion 62
Jack Brookshire Lawrence, KS 1990 Legion 62
Donald Gee Monroe, LA 1990 Legion 61
Ross Leeper Indianola, IA 1990 Legion 61
David G. Reul Ixonia, WI 1990 Legion 55
Andrew Crew Mulberry, FL 1990 Legion 55
Noreen Linnemann Vienna, VA 1990 Legion 54
Robert G. Miller Valparaiso, IN 1990 Legion 54
Edgar Rooker Greensboro, NC 1990 Legion 53
Buck Shaffer Porterville, CA 1990 Legion 53
Gilbert Lettow Mason City, IA 1989 Legion 52
Malcolm Helm Mesquite, TX 1989 Legion 52
Georgene Diers Scottsbluff, NE 1989 Legion 51
Max Whitlock Jewell, IA 1989 Legion 51
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Legion of Honor Laureates have been presented online in Bandworld
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presentation page which contains photos and bios about each laureate.

Planned for the future will be photos of each laureate honored since 1989.

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