Cleveland in '66
The bid was announced in the February 1964 issue of Science Fiction Times:
- Chairman -- Ben Jason
- Co-chairman -- Donald C. Thompson
- Secretary -- Maggie Thompson
- Treasurer -- Bill Thailing
- Banquet and Auction Arranger -- Frank Androsovsky
- Printer -- B. Joseph Fekete
The bid seems to have a fairly complicated history. In late 1964, there was a somewhat ill-defined Cleveland-Detroit joint bid committee proposing to run "Clevention II" (Ben Jason was the only person Bruce Pelz had heard for sure was on it). By mid-March, a group from Cincinnati had joined in (it is unclear if it had previously floated a possible separate Cincinnati bid) and announced that the group was bidding Cleveland with Ben Jason as chairman of the bid and with Howard DeVore and Don Ford as co-associate chairmen.
It is unclear how this relates to the Science Fiction Times announcement, above.
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