RAY HOWARD. London, OH
Promoter/Organizer: Raymond Howard of London, Ohio. Published the official NHPA magazine, "Horseshoe World" for more than twenty years from 1922 until the start of World War II. Seven of those years he was secretary-treasurer of the NHPA, but his greatest contribution was to bring cohesion and unity to the game by means of the games first monthly publication, the Horseshoe World. Without it, the NHPA would never have achieved the stature of a national organization. Howard held a high position in the Secretary of State's office in Ohio, and helped renew the NHPA's nonprofit charter in the early 1960's. Howard passed away November 28, 1970 at age 70.