Massachusetts Hall of Fame
William White///

{short description of image} 1987
Leadership ability showed up in 1957 when he organized a team for V.F.W. in Holden, MA and entered into the Worcester horseshoe league and was captain for two years.

In 1972, as President of North American Family Campers, he installed some horseshoe courts at Deerfield, NH fairgrounds. He ran a tournament to decide who was champ at North American family Campers at a spring safari.

When heritage Recreation was opened in Sutton, MA he was captain of a team for two years. He also kept averages of the league at the same time. At most Heritage tournaments he was helpful by score keeping posting results, referee and anywhere needed.

Served as President of Massachusetts HPA for two years, 1981 to 1982. Upon death of Don Harrison, accepted appointment by Bill Lawson. President to serve as Secretary/Treasury until next election. Elected for two-year term the following year. Also serving as Regional Director for New England States at the time of death.

Served as New England States president for two years, 1983-1984. In 1981 along with Peter Shepard and Ed Domey gave instruction on horseshoe pitching to youngsters at Worcester Science Museum.

In 1982 he went to Cape Cod and ran the horseshoe part of Special Olympics for retarded adults. Was honored by handing out the metals for all the events.

Did all plumbing work when Central Massachusetts Horseshoe Club opened their indoor courts.

Was well liked by all neighborhood children, for number of things he did for them.