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White Tricorne Hat - History 1954-1959
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Past Recipients of the White Tricorne Hat:

 

1954-1959 1960-1969 1970-1979 1980-1989 1990-1999 2000-2009 2010-Present 

 

 1954

Edwin B. Worthen

EDWIN B. WORTHEN (1879-1956)
Born In: Cambridgeport, MA

Moved to Lexington: 1880

Award Presented By: Unknown
Notable Achievements: President of the Old Belfry Club, Treasurer of Lexington Savings Bank, Clerk of the Water & Sewer Board, Appropriations Committee, Lexington Golf Club, President of the Lexington Historical Society. Trustee of the Issac Harris Cary Educational Fund, 60 Years of Attending Town Meeting, Charter Member of the Rotary Club. Inaugural White Tricorne Hat recipient. Known by his peers as "Historian". Unofficial steward of the Lexington story by the people.

 

* Photo Courtesy of The  Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

 1955

Albert H. Burnham - 1955

ALBERT H. BURNHAM (18??-1959)

Born In: Unknown

Award Presented By: Unknown
Notable Achievements: Farmer, Former Selectman, Former Massachusetts State Legislator, Member of the Simon W. Robinson Masonic Lodge, Founding President of the Rotary Club of Lexington 1929-1930.

 

 1956

John Garrity

JOHN J. GARRITY (1884-1974)

Born In: Unknown

Award Presented By: Rev. Father George W. Casey
Notable Achievements: Superintendent of Parks for Lexington, Started the Supervised Playground Program, Supervised the Construction of the Town Pool, Recognized as a State-wide Authority on Recreation, Director of the USO Program in Lexington during WWII, Pioneer of the Boys Clubs in Lexington

 

 1957

Rev. Harold T. Handley

REV. HAROLD T. HANDLEY (1907-1980)

Born In: Swampscott, MA;

Moved to Lexington: 1938

Award Presented By: Unknown
Notable Achievements: Pastor Emeritus of the Church of Our Redeemer, Unofficial Master of the Descriptive Tours of the Battle Green, Town Meeting Member, Chaplain of the Lexington Minutemen 

 1958

William E. Maloney

WILLIAM E. MALONEY (19??-19??)

Born In: Unknown

Award Presented By: Unknown
Notable Achievements:  President of the Rotary Club of Lexington 1959-1960.

 1959

Dr. Fred S. Piper 

DR. FRED S. PIPER (19??-19??)

Born In: Unknown

Award Presented By: Unknown
Notable Achievements: