|Hall of Fame Winners|
WISCONSIN STATE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION
HALL OF FAME
Inducted in 1981
Harris G. Allen, North-West Telephone Company
Walter J. Gallon, Antigo Telephone Company
Grant A. Rutenbeck, Wisconsin Bell, Inc.
Inducted in 1982
William E. Laton, Viroqua Telephone Company
Ray J. Riordan, Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association
Forest H. Schafer, Urban Telephone Corporation
Inducted in 1983
J. Philip Bigley, Viroqua Telephone Company
J.D. & Pauline Kratz, Footville Telephone Company
Sigurd L. Odegard & John F. O'Connell, GTE Corporation
Inducted in 1984
George F. Griffin, Amery Telephone Company
Arthur G. Kiesling, Platteville Telephone Company and
Gustave H. Moede, Wisconsin Bell, Inc.
Inducted in 1985
Charles H. Wiswell, State Long Distance Telephone Company
Edwin M. Blakeslee, Commonwealth Telephone Company
Inducted in 1986
Joseph M. Keating, Thorp Telephone Company
Ernest P. Sobatta, Tri-County Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
Inducted in 1987
Al Bowden, Almond Telephone Company
Karl Mess, Price County Telephone Company
John Spalding, Midwest Telephone Supply, Inc.
Inducted in 1988
Francis H. Heidt, General Telephone Company
Leslie M. Lamkins, Manawa Telephone Company
Inducted in 1989
Floyd Brynelson, Mid-Plains Telephone, Inc.
James H. Wenzlaff, Wood County Telephone Company
Inducted in 1990
Robert E. Squires, Manawa Telephone Company
James (Harley) Hesselman, Mondovi Telephone Company
Inducted in 1991
Robert I. Barnes, GTE North, Inc.
Robert O. Mess, Price County Telephone Company
Inducted in 1992
Charles D. Metcalf, UTELCO, Inc.
Inducted in 1993
No one was inducted in 1993
Inducted in 1994
Thomas H. Sanderson, The Peoples Telephone Company
Inducted in 1995
No one was inducted in 1995
Inducted in 1996
Elroy W. Nass, Lakefield Telephone Company
Inducted in 1997
Merlin L. Haugestuen, Chibardun Telephone Cooperative
Inducted in 1998
Lary Knegendorf, Baldwin Telecom, Inc.
Inducted in 1999
Fred Weier, Tri-County Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
Inducted in 2000
No one was inducted in 2000
Inducted in 2001
Robert Hewitt, Wood County Telephone Company
Inducted in 2002 – 2005
No one was inducted in 2002 – 2005
Inducted in 2006
Paul Berg, Lemonweir Valley Telephone Company
Inducted in 2007 – 2010
No one was inducted in 2007 – 2010
Inducted in 2011
William Wiswell, State Long Distance Telephone Company
Inducted in 2012
Donald A. Anklam, Rhinelander Telephone Company