John Boardman

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A New York fan who has been active in most areas of fandom over the years. He found fandom in college and was one of the founders of the University of Chicago SF Society in 1950. He was a member of the CCNY Sci-Fi and a life member of the Lunarians. He was Treasurer of Nycon 3, the 1967 Worldcon.

He was an active member of the SCA (as John of Brooke-Lynne) in New York, and served as the Mural Herald of the early East Kingdom.

He was a member of The Cult, and was FGoH at Lunacon 41.

He was married to fellow fan Perdita Boardman and stepfather of fan Karina Boardman.

He was heavily involved by Diplomacy play-by-mail gaming which was a major fannish activity in the 60s and 70s. He was a member and officer of the Puddleby-on-the-Marsh Irregulars, and a founder of the Beaker Peoples Libation Front.

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Person Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator ????

Also involved: - APA-F - APA-Q - Amra - Beaker People Libation Front - Bill Donaho - Dear New York Fan - Deirdre - Dick Eney - Discon 1 Guide: The First Day - ESSFSCCNY - Empire (Boardman) - Futurians - Greater New York Clearing House - Mimeograph Buyer's Cooperative - Niekas - Pilly Cock - Reuters Reports - SH - sf Fanthology - This Is Our City - Tolkien Society of America - University of Chicago Science Fiction Club

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