ATA Distinguished Topical Philatelists

Award for service to topical philately in general and to the American Topical Association in particular.

ATA’s Distinguished Topical Philatelist (DTP) award was established in 1952. It is the highest honor given by the organization. It has been presented to the following persons:

• Oliver C. Atchison, CA (1998)
• Melvin J. Andrews, NJ (1966)
Dulcie M. Apgar, CA (1982)
• George A. Ball, NE (1991)
• S.C. Becker, WI (1953)
• Clarence Beltmann, WI (1968)
Donald G. Beuthel, CO (1986)
• Laurence Black, NY (1983)
• Joan R. Bleakley, VA (1990)
Elaine Durnin Boughner, OH (1984)
• George Bourgraf, OH (1953)
MaryAnn Bowman, WI (2005)
• Donald B. Brenke, D.C. (1979)
• Franklin Bruns, Jr., MD (1976)
James H. Bruns, VA (1998)
• Dmytro Bykovetz, Jr., PA (1989)
• Fred H. Campbell, CO (1964)
Ray E. Cartier, TX (2007)
Karen J. Cartier, TX (1996)
• Camillus Casey, NY (1967)
• Ranes C. Chakravorty, PA (1992)
• Ennis C. Cleveland, WI (1960)
• William A. Coffey, WV (1987)
• Jack R. Congrove, WA (2020)
• Jal Cooper, India (1958)
• Glen Crago, OH (1989)
• Arlene A. Crosby, MI (1984)
• Edna B. Cummins, CA (1973)
Cletus F. Delvaux, WI (2018)
Dennis Dengel, NY (2008)
Jack André Denys, NJ (2014)
• David A. Detrich, NY (1995)
Aimée C. Devine, WI (2019)
• Charles S. Diamont, NY (1972)
• K. D. Dinshah, India (1971)
• Sidney R. Esten, IN (1957)
Catherine Caspary Fechner, NJ (1953)
Vera R. Felts, IL (2017)
• Edward J. Flath, IL (1958)
Fred Foldvary, CA (1988)
• Frank Freedner, NY (1962)
• Lauretta Garabrant, NJ (1973)
• Melvin Garabrant, NJ (1973)
Jack H. Green, WI (1977)
• George B. Griffenhagen, VA (1970)
• John H. Groet, IN (1954)
• George T. Guzzio, NY (1974)
• Margaret R. Hackett, NY (1956)
• E. Willis Hainlen, DE (1967)
Alan J. Hanks, Canada (1985)
• Allan Hauck, WI (1993)
• Herman Herst, Jr., NY (1993)
• Jerome D. Husak, WI (1952)
Sally A. Husak, WI (1983)
• Harvey E. Johnson, IL (1960)
• Hugh W. Johnston, WA (1987)
• Homer Jones, PA (1952)
• Robert F. Kante, WI (1978)
• Ernest A. Kehr, NY (1954)
• Charles J. Keenan, OR (1952)
David A. Kent, CT (1986)
• Betty Killingbeck, Canada (1988)
Katherine A. Kirk, Canada (2002)
• Fred Korotkin, MN (1962)
• Lester E. Kufahl, WI (1972)
Robert A. Kyle, MN (1982)
Robert E. Lamb, PA (2016)
• Earl M. Lowenstein, AZ (1994)
• Stephen Luster, VA (2004)
Robert J. Mather, WI (2003)
• Clare McAlister, OK (1957)
• Foil A. Miller, IL (2009)
Myron P. Molnau, ID (2011)
Margaret I. Morris, United Kingdom (1997)
Giancarlo Morolli, Italy (1997)
• Robert S. Oesch, CA (1965)
• Mary Ann Owens, NY (1969)
Paul G. Partington, CA (1980)
• Henry Peterson, MN (1966)
• M. P. Polson, India (1959)
• August H. Pritzlaff, Jr., TX (1964)
• Joan C. Pritzlaff, TX (1964)
• Henry J. Rajewski, IL (1981)
Reuben A. Ramkissoon, IL (2000)
• Cyril C. Ranschaert, IN (1969)
• Franceska Rapkin, United Kingdom (1999)
• H. F. Rayl, FL (1965)
• John Henry Richter, MI (1963)
• Garland T. Riegel, IL (1992)
• Betty Rutherford, IA (1999)
Caroline V. Scannell, NY (2010)
• Bernard Seckler, MA (1991)
• Marilyn Schafstall, OH (1994)
Augustine Serafini, WI (2000)
• Ann Shoemake, NM (1981)
• Walter W. Sievers, PA (1956)
• Louis K. Sievert, MI (1959)
Frederick C. Skvara, NJ (2012)
Donald W. Smith, PA (1976)
Dorothy C. Smith, VA (1990)
• Dorothy F. Smith, GA (1970)
• Carl H. Spitzer, AZ (1995)
• Edgar W. Spurgeon, Canada (1961)
• Willard F. Stanley, NY (1955)
• Milton F. Stern, South Africa (1963)
Jean C. Stout, MS (2013)
• Wilson A. Swanker, MD (1955)
• Walter L. Tasker, PA (1980)
Dalene Thomas, CO (2001)
• John Thomas, NY (1968)
• Ann M. Triggle, NY (2006)
• Shirley C. Tucker, LA (1961)
• Myrtle I. Watt, PA (1975)
• Sophia Webb, CT (1971)
Ruth Y. Wetmore, NC (1975)
• Marshall J. Whitehead, CT (1985)
Sam Wilkinson III, TX (1977)
• Lester E. Winick, IL (1978)
Mark H. Winnegrad, NY (1996)
• Kenneth A. Wood, OR (1979)
• Allyn H. Wright, NY (1952)
Donald P. Wright, Jr., NJ (2015)
• Margaret M. Wurtz, PA (1974)
Wayne L. Youngblood,WI (2020)

Residence at time of presentation is listed. Year of award included in parenthesis.

indicates the recipient is known to be deceased.

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