LEO McGRATH, Cincinnati, Ohio
Promoter/Organizer: Leo McGrath was born July 18, 1903 at Cincinnati, Ohio was a promoter of the game for many years. He hardly missed helping out at a World Tournament and gave the sport promotion efforts for over 60 years, back as early as 1925. He was elected NHPA Vice President in 1969 and also served as president of the Ohio State Association for 27 years. Leo was recipient of the Stokes Award in 1969. Leo passed away July 3, 2000 at age 98.