HARRY WOODFIELD, Washington D.C.

Inducted 1968

Promoter/Organizer: "Pop" Harry Woodfield served as NHPA President from 1941 to 1948 and was credited with largely responsible for holding our organization together during those trying years. He also edited and published a mimeographed booklet, "Horseshoe News" when we had no other means of communication. The subscription for 12 issues of the "Horseshoe News" was $1.00. He was a very successful promoter of the game in the Washington D.C. area where the Washington Daily Star sponsored an annual tournament at Monument Park in co-operation with the Park Department. As NHPA President, he contacted President Harry Truman, helped install courts at the White House and arranged for several exhibitions featuring Jimmy Risk. Admiral Nimitz was also interested in and played the game. "Pop" passed away December 6, 1950.