GULF HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY

Early Graduates

This page is under construction. Names have generally been taken from contemporary articles in the New Port Richey Press.

1924. Mark St. Clair, Colonel Hoke Corbitt, Roscoe Bush Henderson, Paul Hugh Wynn, Louis Henry Meeth, Marguerite Arens, Marion Estella Bowman, Louise Frances Weddle, Anna Mae Lee, Ruby Marie Eiland, Mary Lou St. Clair.

1925. Doris Wright, Fern Brake, Sarah Baker, Mary Clark, John Bailey, and Richard DeBoer. An alumni directory adds these names: Bartow Littell, Wilfred G. Bailey, Evelyn Waddy (or 1926). However, Bartow Littell seems to have been in the Class of 1926.

1926. A contemporary list has not been found. An alumni directory lists: Nina Bremner, Clifton Craig, Grace Eiland, Lizzie Belle Kolb, Wilford Mitchell, Florence Snyder, Ida Maude Starks, Katie Craig, Sadie Eikel, Evelyn Waddy (or 1925).

1927. Zane Rankin, Mittye Walker Pierce, Bonnie Mitcham, Calder Edenfield, Catherine Riggins, Albert Johnson, Arthur Starks. An alumni list adds: Helen Fisher, Alice Kimpel, Edith Littell. Identified in a photo is Iva Rewis.

1928. Bruce Mitchell, Corinne Clark, Elmo Baker, Marvin S. Henderson, Kathryn E. (Betty) Bailey, Mildred Remling, Paul Good, Jean Fullington, Roscoe Baker, Paul Frierson, Russell Patterson, Edwin Lautenslager, Erma Baker, Louise Wilkes, Charlotte Dietrich, Fred Eiland, Ella Gay, Walter Bremner. (There were 19 graduates. Apparently one name is missing.)

1929. Leola Baillie, Lucille Bechtold, Maxine Brake, Casper Cooper, Anna Hahn, Metta Hamilton, Harold Hunter, Emil Klepach, Louis Kolb, Myrtle Lapham, Charlotte Lautenslager (however she is identified in a Class of 1930 photo), Stanley Marrs, Maxine Pierce, Pauline Stevenson, Louis Kolb. In a photograph Helen Littell and Eleanor Thiel are identified. An alumni directory adds these names: Eunice Hatcher, Oris Bragg, Eleanor Thiel.

1930. William Hatton, Foster Gay, Clarence Albritton, Ruth Draft, Sanford Gavin, Harry Bragg, Albert Fisher. An alumni directory adds: Grace Clark, Harry Bragg, Ina DeCubellis, Rachel Kirkman. In a photograph, Faye Baker, Anna Mae Klepach, and Victoria Priest are identified.

1931. Gordon Fullington, Ella Meeth, George Corwin Littell, A. Aline Black, George Marrs, Frances Kirkman, Melvin Knowles, Ina Louise Littell, Charles DeWoody, Kathryn Hunter, Rudolph Snyder, Alma Blacke, H. Cecil Henderson, Thomas Shelton. An alumni lists adds: Mitchell Hope, Talitha Waddy.

1932. Elizabeth A. Voorhees, Hazel Mae Jennison, Jewell R. Fulford, Katherine Priest, Gwendolyn Pierce, F. Franklin Fowler, Louis Burts, Thomas Harvey, Frank Kuhlman, Clarence Luikart, Francis Luikart, Victor J. Moore, Albert J. Schendel, Donald Wilkes, Anna Beijar, Mary Thiel, Lucille Campbell. An alumni list adds: Elsie N. Nyman, Margaret (Pat) Nyman.

1933. A contemporary list has not been found. An alumni directory lists: Samuel Brush, Edith Clark, Aaron Doughtery, Robert Foskett, Betty Fulford, Helen Hilton, Jean Hoffman, Nola Hope, Billie Hodges, Oris Bragg, Annie Whit, Elsie Willis, F. Franklin Fowler.

1934. Lillian Juanita Black, Mary Jane Casey, J. Francis "Jack" Eikel, William A. Fisher, Roger Wilson Fowler, Ruth Virginia Frierson, Oscar M. Gay, James Edward Grey, Margaret Elizabeth Holway, Hazel B. Hudson, Horace C. Kelly, Kenneth R. Knowles, Fred Wayland Kolb, James Gordon McKay, Barbara Beatrice Mitchell, Wilfred B. Mitchell, Juanita Belle Parkes, Virginia Jane Ravenhall, Dillon C. Sigmon, Wendell Waters, Neita A. Witt. An alumni listing adds: Catherine Louise Herms. Identified in a photo is Ermal White.

1935. Carl Anderson, Corinne Anderson, Rose Frierson, Roscoe Eikel, Nell Moore, Howard Knowles, Elsie Marie Beijar, Menno Otis Brake, Oscar Dingman, Wilma Rouru, George E. Thiel, Clara Marie Herms. An alumni directory adds: Rudy Kelly, Charlotte Sarment, Woodrow Wilson, Sidney Littell.

1936. Rosa Lee Zuber, Margaret Thiel, Lafayette Anderson, David Baillie Jr., Woodrow Baillie, Vesta Bragg, Bill Brewster, William Brush, Ruth Alice Chevis, Bertha Frierson, John Raymond Lysek, Mitchell E. Hope, Ruth Roberts, Allan Safranek, Helen Suhonen, Claude Patterson. An alumni listing adds: Jack Caraway, Annette DeCubellis, Svea Wick, Charles William Yazell, Leonard Green, Mayhew E. Littell.

1937. Ruby Vera Patterson, Frank T. Moore, Wilford Harvey Sheldon, Shirley Rose, Marie Equevilley, Melba Louise Black, Margaret Seamon Hodges, John Stephen O’Hara, Geraldine Mary Sampson, Muriel Virginia Poole, Mary Virginia Osborne, Evelyn Mae Fralick, Clara Bernice Willis, Saima Ilona Rouru, Lawrence Newton Willis, Ralph Leonard Baker, Maxine Ruth Fisher, Leon Carl Jackson. An alumni directory adds: Wilma Rouru (perhaps same person as Saima).

1938. Charles Richard Marrs, Hill House Frierson Jr., Glenn Brooks Moe, Mitchell Ramsdale Caraway Jr., Evelyin Grace Buchanan, Hortense Lorraine Nicholson, Taylor Jackson Lewis, Wilhelm Palmer Wick, Alice Eileen Roberts, Mary Edwards, Marian Elizabeth Schindelhauer, William Dewey Baillie, Ethel Irene Baillie, Harriet Ann Stuckler, Juliette Frances DeCubellis, Olga Ann Palansky, George Thomas Bareford Omar Edward Roberts, L. W. Williams Jr., Annie Lou Knowles, Joseph Richard Parker, Ruby Lee Edenfield, Mary Esta Bragg, Elora Matthews Zuber, Mae Edythe Harper, Mary Evelyn Smith, Edith Frances Smith, Eva Mildred Anderson, Katherine P. Kelly, Ray Laurence Shewfelt. An alumni directory adds: Marion Barck, Judy DeCubellis.

1939. Ilimae Williamson, Eleanor Baillie, Barrett Caulk, Ina Chamberlain, Craig Frierson, Dorothy Eikel, Jeanette Eikel, Edna Sheldon, Jack Glavich, Bill Bristol, Emmareeta Baillie, Joseph M. D’Accardi, Pauline Chevis, Kenneth Jackson, Dorothy Runyan, Marjorie Spencer, Iva Teague.

1940. Inez Anderson, Gertrude Broersma, Lester Caraway, Helen Chandler, Jackie Clark, Albert J. DeCubellis, Mercer Edwards, Curtis Falany, Charles Fisher, Pauline Fitzgerald, Virginia Fraddosio, Marjorie Fulford, Virginia Fullington, Dorothy Glavich, Kenneth Hope, Norma Hudson, Gerald Kendeigh, Elizabeth Kingsley, Harriet Kircher, Marguerite Knowles, Frances Osborne, John Palansky, Loca Sessions, Wilmon Stevenson, Florence Wick, Hilton Williams, Gladys Willis. An alumni listing adds: Russell F. Bareford, Audrey Black, Conard Caraway, Joe Falany, Arnold E. Hogan, Mildred Baker.

1941. Ida Gaines, Dick Piatt, Bill Grey, Donald Downs, Melvin C. Draft, Austin Rouru, Clara Edenfield, Elmer Scofield, Gwendolyn Baillie, Patsy Frayne, Thelma Clark, David Clark, Napoleon Falany, Thomas Lysek, Claude Hudson, Louise Cannon. An alumni directory adds: Eva Lyser, Kathryn Poole, Helen Wiggins.

1942. John Wesley Barrett, Lester E. Boyd, Clifford C. Carnegie, Robert H. Colgan, Mark Wayne Connor, Ruby Marie Falany, Estin E. Gause, Emma Louise Green, Duane F. Hope, Manley W. Lashua, Worth V. Littell, Joseph R. Littell, David Luikart, Eva Elizabeth Lysek, Bettie Belle Slack, Carl C. Soderberg, Ruth Henrietta Stone, Harmon C. Stevenson, Hazel Stevenson. An alumni directory adds: Clarence Sebert Parker.

1943. E. H. Anderson, Sammie Baillie, James Clark, Wanda Conner, Pina Mae Conner, Helen Corpy, David DeCubellis, Bob Emmons, C. L. Eikel, Mildred Falany, Minnie Kelly, Virginia Lovett, Martin Lysek, Hazel Booth Lovett, Jack Mizner, Hugh Joe Osborne, Bessie Rose, John Stewart, Emmett Sawyer, Ruth Soderberg, Auralee Townsend, William Willis, Thomas Weiskopf. An alumni directory adds: Walter D. Frierson, Catherine Jackson, Don Uzzle, Roger Dillon Sigmon.

1944. Imogene Balcom, Kenneth G. Cassels, Johnnie DeCubellis, Lily Zoe Conner, Lois Dingman, Jacqueline Draft, Thomas Jefferson Frayne, Beverly Gober, Gerald Herndon, Marie Lysek, Viola Walters, Henriellen Norfleet, Azalee Townsend. An alumni directory adds: Morris Gause, Louise Kelly, Fred Miller.

1945. Arthur James Anderson, James William Butler, Joseph Earl Hudson, Frank Leslie Morgan, George Samuel Sawyer, Richard D. Stevenson Jr., Lowell Kidder White, Wilma Alice Bliss, Margaret Robins Brittle, Helen Shirley Colgan, Eva Lou Falany, Elsie Elizabeth Fraddosio, Alice Valita Hatcher, Eva Christine Knowles, Mary Catherine Martin, Caroline Hope Maytum, Charlene Anita Reid, Hazel Violet Sawyer, Mildred Croley, Leona Christine Knowles, Harland J. Kingsley, Dale Joseph Swartsel. An alumni directory adds: Elise Fitzgerald, Kathryn Fraddosio, Winnie Gibson, Charlene Harvey.

1946. Jolon Aungst Butler, Edward Archie Boyd, Dorothy Brantley, Marvin Burney, James Edward Cardnell, Robert Hoffman, Robert Koning, Virginia Lainen, Kathryn Raymond, Ruth St. Clair, Eddie Swartsel, Vondell Wallace, Beatrice Walling, Betty Delo, Anne Kelly (in yearbook but not newspaper article), David DeWitt (in yearbook but not newspaper article). An alumnni directory adds: Georgia Edith Frayne.

1947. Harry Clark, Byrum Cooper, W. Henry Dingus, Richard Dugger, W. D. Frierson, Kent Townsend, Joseph Weiskopf, Donald White, _______ Garrett, Eva Lee Dudgeon, Dorothy Fitzgerald, Mary Evelyn Frierson, Louise Nichols, Louise Norfleet, Patricia Ticknor, Grace Boyd, Roger Balcom.

1948. Caroll Baillie, Viola Barga, Rupert Bethel, Carl Brady, Philip Bruce, Lilly Belle Calais, Doris Conner, Beatrice Falany, Ollie Mae Fortner, Walter Fraddosio, Jean Harper, Mattie Harrell, Nan Hatcher, Vernice Heinkel, Eunice Hoolsema, Bobby Jackson, Lucy Jones, Marvin Loechelt, Evelyn Locke, Kendall Lorch, Patricia Perry, Margaret Roody, Betty Sawyer, Buddy Sawyer, Virginia Smith, Robert Weiskopf, Samuel Withrowe, Daniel Zuber.

1949. Helen Balcom, Lucille Guess, Inez Fussell, Rheba Richardson, Dorene Townsend, Beatrice Filar, Berry Alexander, Sam Anderson, Robert Douglas, James Drinkard, Hayward Harper, Neil Hunt, Fred Koning, Robert Lewis, Donald Ransom, Henry Sawyer.

1950. Arthur Sawyer, Joyce McClamma, Jane Wakeman, Josephine Cone, Audrey Potter, Jean Buhler, Maranell Goodman, Leta Fitzgerald, Ben Overstreet, Albert Legano, Jessie Kennon, Richard Gause, William Hicks, Audrey Bosely, Delano Sawyer, Wilford Stevenson, Marylyn Smith, Lavon Russ, Pauline Gulbrandsen.

1951. Elizabeth Leola Baillie, Pauline Christine Beijar, Janice Louise Conner, Germain Lynn DeCubellis, Hedda Elizabeth Duffy, Elan Louise Goodwin, Geraldine Frances Hatcher, Vada Irene Hatcher, Billie Theresa Jackson, Sally Dianne Myers, Nira Vylene Ransom, Frances Virginia Russ, Alice Marie Sawyer, Barbara Gale Waddell, Marjorie Ann Whittenhall, Velma Irene Zuber, Walter Andrew Casson Jr., Richard Robert DeWalden, George Reeve Filar, Thomas Edward Hedge, Robert LeRoy Hunt, Richard Joseph Milbauer, John Clock Perry Jr., Victor Lawrence Schuck, James Lamar Crumbley.

1952. Vertie Eudine Bass, Geraldine Blair, Betty June Bliss, Shirley June Burney, John Phillip Carey, Lavonia Grace Conner, Harley Cooper Gilmore, Tanner Hendrick III, Carl Eugene Hicks, Nancy Kay Kohler, Cecil Paul Loechelt, William Critchley Maytum, Robert Dugald McAlpine, Elizabeth Ann Mott, John Edward Norfleet, Lora Joan Palmer, Carol Voorhees Pierce, Joy Annice Pierce, Margaret Mabel Raft, Joan Almira Rees, Ray Revere Roush, Bonita Louise Schmidt, William Henry Shiver, Doris Lee Shamblen, Yvonne Edith Shamblen, Emma Jean Smith, Donald Herbert Sproule, William Orton Stone, Chester Wendell True, Mary Jane Whittenhall.

1953. Joseph Mason IV (president), Karen Lewis (vice-president), Myra Fussell (secretary), Jane Lockard (treasurer), Michael Maloy (most school spirit, best dressed, most intellectual, wittiest), Katina John (best figure), Kenneth Trufant (biggest flirt, best physique), Julie Parizek (most intellectual), Roberta Sawyer, Patty Louise Russ, Judith Cooper, Sylvia Hudson, John Buhler, Alta Townsend, Frances Thomas, Benjamin Russ (cutest), James Helm, Marjorie Butler, Elizabeth Huddleston (biggest flirt), Christopher Walters (class baby), Theresa Peavey (biggest flirt, class baby), James Pohlman, Ray Moody, Judy Benbrook, Shirley Casper, Gordon Baker, J. C. Frierson, Joan Hicks, Irma Williamson, Robert Blackwell, Clifford Styles, Ellyn Blair, James McIntyre, Dorothy Harper, Paul Hatcher, Betty Norfleet. (from the 1953 yearbook)


1955. Edwin David Armbruster, James Robert Burney, Talmage Curtis Gallion, James Robert Johnson, James Voorhees Lanning, Ronald James Nessler, William Athel Parker, Richard Leonard Sawyer, Thomas Bennett Scott, Tilman Wayne Shepard, John Clyde Sullivan, Fred Andrew Wesley Townsend, Richard Royce Zimpleman, Rene Andre Gauthier, Isobel Marie Alessi, Carol Ann Butler (Koullias), Alice Gail Casson (Foster), Deborah Ann Dobry (Hite), Helen Johanna Flohr (Tvrdik), Clara Louise Frederick (Baker), Julia Annette Jackson, Beverly Ann Lagerberg (Stephens), Donna Jean Nessler (Fonnotto), Dolly Dimple O'Dell (McCallister), Barbara Mae Potter (Van Winkle), Joanne Elizabeth Scharabok (O'Quinn), JoAnn Marie Spencer (Hettel), Elizabeth Navada Stevens (Maslar), Lise Martha Tetreault (Sawyer).

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