The following ladies and gentlemen have served as the Presidents of the organizations which evolved into the American Contract Bridge League. They have given their time, their energy, their administrative skills, and their devotion to establish a unity among the many bridge players in North America and around the world.

They deserve our recognition, our admiration, and our thanks for all their efforts, their time, and their works.

If any bridge player reviewing this web page has any picture of a bridge player elected as President not shown here and would like to contribute that picture for the completion of this web page, we would greatly appreciate this contribution.

   
Year President
1932-1934 Milton C. Work
1935-1937 Ely Culbertson
Year President
1927 Ralph R. Richards
1928 Henry P. Jaeger
1929 Robert W. Halpin
1930 Clayton W. Aldrich
1932 Captain Fred G. French
1933 Waldemar K. von Zedtwitz
1934 Sir Derrick J. Wernher
1934 Ray H. Eisenlord
1935 Louis J. Haddad
1936 H. Huber Boscowitz
1937 Gordon M. Gibbs

The duties, responsibilities, and authority of the President of the American Contract Bridge League are firmly established. The interested visitor can review this information at: ACBL, which has also been only preserved and archived on this site in .pdf file format for tuture reference.

A most important function of the President of the American Contract Bridge League is to chair the Board of Directors meetings. The meetings are conducted in accordance with Robert's Rules of Order and it is important that the President have a working knowledge of Robert's Rules and be very familiar with all sections listed in the index under chairman.

The following ladies and gentlemen have served as the Presidents of the organizations which evolved into the American Contract Bridge League. They have given their time, their energy, their administrative skills, and their devotion to establish a unity among the many bridge players in North America and around the world.

They deserve our recognition, our admiration, and our thanks for all their efforts, their time, their accomplishments, and their works.

If any bridge player reviewing this web page has any picture of a bridge player not shown here and would like to contribute that picture for the completion of this web page, we would greatly appreciate this contribution.

Note: If any visitor to this web page holds a picture of one of the Presidents listed below, for which we have no photograph, the forwarding of this picture would be a tremendous and greatly appreciated contribution.

Year President
1937 Gordon M. Gibbs
  Mr. Gordon M. Gibbs had the unique distinction of being the person, who served as the last President of the American Bridge League and also as the first President of the newly formed American Contract Bridge League. A short biography is included in .pdf file format, serving to remember this most unique individual.
1938 Nathan B. Spingold
1939 James H. Lemon
1940 Elmer J. Babin
1941 Robert J. Gill
1942 Morgan Howard
1943 Albert Hodges Morehead, II
1944 Richmond H. Skinner
1945 George A. Alderton, II
1946 Benjamin M. Golder
1947 Raymond J. McGrover
1948 Waldemar K. von Zedtwitz
1949 Dr. Louis Mark
1950 Rufus L. Miles, Jr.
1951 Julius L. Rosenblum
1952 Joseph Cohan
1953 Benjamin O. Johnson
1954 Peter A. Leventritt
1955 Jefferson Glick
1956 Rufus L. Miles, Jr.
1957 Joseph G. Ripstra
1958 Charles J. Solomon
1959 Winslow Randall
1960 Frank T. Westcott
1961 James P. Ferguson
1962 Max Manchester
1963 Jerry M. Lewis
1964 Leo Seewald
1965 Robin B. MacNab
1966 Eilif Andersen
1967 John W. Norwood
1968 Joseph J. Stedem
1969 Edgar G. Theus
1970 William A. Baldwin
1971 Carl Rubin
1972 Percy X. Bean
1973 Jerome R. Silverman
1974 Ruth McConnell
1975 Lewis L. Mathe
1976 Donald Oakie
1977 Louis S. Gurvich
1978 Walter K. O'Loughlin
1979 Leo J. Spivack
1980 Ira G. Corn, Jr.
1981 James E. Zimmerman
1982 Sydney A. Levey, Jr.
1983 William M. Gross
1984 Douglas A. Drew
1985 Chris Wilson
1986 Thomas K. Sanders
1987 Robert S. Wolff - (Bobby)
1988 Herb Smith
1989 Phyllis Smith
1990 Ed Gould
1991 David McGee
1992 Joan Levy Gerard
1993 Barbara Nudelman
1994 Virgil Anderson
1995 Cecil Cook
1996 Dudley Brown
1997 Howard Piltch
1998 Richard Anderson
1999 Val Covalciuc
2000 James Kirkham
2001 James Kirkham
2002 George Retek
2003 Al Levy
2004 Bruce Reeve
2005 Roger L. Smith
2006 Hariette Buckman
2007 Sharon Fairchild
2008 Daniel Morse
2009 William Arlinghaus
2010 Craig Robinson
   

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