Graduated from Franklin High School
in 1933. He played on the high school golf team, which he helped to
organize in his junior and senior years.
At Penn State University he earned
his bachelor Degree and Maters Degree in Education. In his Junior
and Senior years, he earned varsity golf letters. In 1937, he was
elected captain of the Penn State Golf Team.
In 1947 he won the Franklin Golf Club Championship.
From 1948 to 1956, he was the title holder at the Lake Mohawk Golf
Club. In the 1950s,
he won 3 State Pro-Amateur events with Marie Carfagno.
He had an outstanding teaching
career. In 1960, he was appointed Superintendent in Toms River,
NJ. He held this position until he retired in 1977.
At the present time he continues to
play his favorite sport – golf.
An outstanding baseball player, in
the highly competitive Sussex County Twilight League, in the
1930’s. He also participated in the Newton Firemen’s League.
He was a proficient bowler possessing
a 193 average in the Industrial and Sussex County A leagues.
He was a member of the Newton
Recreation Commission for 6 years. A loyal supporter of the Junior
Playground Blue Jays baseball teams at Memory Park.
He coached the Newton Little League
Wildcats for 12 years. His teams won 10 titles in 12 years.
He was the Mayor of the Town of
Newton from July 1961 to July 1962.
He was the Newton Fire Chief in 1969.
At the present time, he is retired and resides in
Edwin M. Fogelson
- Honorary Member
Graduated from Newton High School in
1948 after serving in the US Navy for 2 years. Earned varsity
letters in football and basketball. Attended Oklahoma A. & M. In
1948 played FresHMAN football. Equipment manager for the Franklin
Miners Football team for many years. Helped organize and played
with the Newton AA football team.
Charter member of the Newton Midget
Football program. Coached and managed the George A. Fetzer Chiefs
Basketball team in the 1950s to 219-48 season. This semi-pro team
won many league titles and tournament championships. Held offices
in the Newton Jr. Athletic League and coached Babe Ruth team.
Served as Vice President in 1981. President in 1982 and Secretary
from 1985-1987 of the Sussex County Sports Hall of Fame.
Served in the Navy during World War
II and Korean War. He is now President of the USS New Jersey
Veterans Assn. 1986-1990 He is a Member of the Newton Planning
Board, a Charter member of the Newton VFW, Member of the American
Legion, the Harmony Lodge No. 8 F & AM. The Tall Cedars of Lebanon
Center of Sussex County.
GRADUATED FROM NEWTON HIGH SCHOOL IN
DURING HIS JUNIOR AND SENIOR YEARS,
HE EARNED VARSITY LETTERS IN WRESTLING.
IN STATES HE WAS CHAMPION IN 1932 AND
HE WAS A MEMBER OF COACH HENRY
BORESCH’S NEWTON BOYS CLUB FOR 7 YEARS. IN 1933, IN THE EASTERN
STATES INTERSCHOLASTIC CHAMPIONSHIPS, HE PLACED 2ND IN
THE 112 LB. CLASS.
IN THE N.J. AAU CHAMPIONSHIPS, FROM
1934 THROUGH 1940, HE WON TWO 1ST PLACES, THREE 2ND
PLACES AND TWO 3RD PLACES.
IN WORLD WAR II, HE SERVED IN
ICELAND, NORMANDY AND IWO JIMA WITH THE SEABEES.
BYRAM TOWNSHIP RECOGNITION. FROM
1963 TO 1971, HE WAS A PRIME MOVER IN DEVELOPING A SPORTS COMPLEX IN
HIS COMMUNITY. IN APPRECIATION FOR HIS DEDICATION AND SERVICE, THE
PARK WAS NAMED “THE C.O. JOHNSON ATHLETIC FIELD”.
HE SERVED BYRAM TOWNSHIP FOR 27 YEARS
AS MAYOR AND COMMITTEEMAN.
HIS PRIME OBJECTIVE AT PRESENT IS TO
HELP SERVE THE YOUTH IN BYRAM TOWNSHIP.
Graduated from newton high
school in 1962. earned varsity letters in basketball, baseball and
football. in 1960, named honorable mention all american in dell
magazine publication in basketball.
in 1961, he made the new jersey
herAlD all county baseball and basketball teams. also in 1961, in
the newark star ledger, he made all stAte honorable mention in
baseball. in basketball, he made all state group 2, THIRD team.
in 1962, he set a lakeland
conference basketball scoring record.
in 1967, he graduated from davidson
with a ba degree. he earned varsity letters in basketball, baseball
and golf. he was selected to the all tournament team in charlotte,
n.c. in 1965 and 1966.
in 1966, he played in the eastern
at the present time he is living in
hobe sound, fl where he is concentrating on his golf
fame while participating in the florida state amateur match play