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organizer, he organized a Horseshoe Club in Litchfield, Connecticut
where he resided. This club had the first clay courts in Connecticut; he
was the one who pushed for these in a Town Park. The Litchfield
Horseshoe Club entered the Connecticut State Horseshoe league in 1939
and won the championship that year. World War II terminated the
Connecticut State League.
Also, in 1939, Don ran Litchfield Country Tournament. In 1948 he helped reorganize the Connecticut State Horseshoe Association, becoming Vice-President. He held that office, except for a few years when he was President, until he moved to Massachusetts.
Whenever possible Don assisted in a Connecticut meet. In 1966, he moved to Massachusetts and in 1971 was elected president of the Massachusetts State Association, from 1972 through 1975 and he has done a good job of keeping the game progressing. Don, with the help of the rest of the Massachusetts officers, ran the 1974 New England Championship at Sutton. In 1975 he was Tournament Director of the Massachusetts State Meet.
Many times he ran or helped at Tournaments during the winter months at Heritage recreation at Sutton.