(October 1, 1922 -- 29 May 2011)
His solo fanzine Erg (many of which were distributed in OMPA and FAPA as well as generally) saw 166 issues from 1959 to 2005; he also co-edited Triode 1954-1977 and Con-Science (1954) with Eric Bentcliffe and Eric Jones.
He was a founding member of the BSFA, he edited its critical journal Vector 1958-1959, and he received the 1965 Doc Weir Award. He was on the Loncon I and Brumcon committees. He was a member of the Nor'West SF Club.
He was one of the founders of TAFF and ran unsuccessfully for it in 1955. He was the subject of a Terry Jeeves Fan Fund to bring him to SunCon in 1977, but it actually brought him to Iguanacon in 1978. He was inducted into the First Fandom Hall of Fame in 2010. He was a Knight of St. Fantony.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1965 -- Doc Weir Award.
- 1978 -- Terry Jeeves Fan Fund
- 2007 -- Rotsler Award
- 2010 -- First Fandom Hall of Fame
Also involved: - 1955 TAFF Race - 1969 TAFF Race - 1971 TAFF Race - 1977 TAFF Race - 1986 TAFF Race - 1998 FAAn Awards - 2003 FAAn Awards - 2004 FAAn Awards - 2005 FAAn Awards - 2009 FAAn Awards - Ash-Wing - Checkpoint Fan Poll - Contact (Smith) - Crystal Ship - DNQ (Vayne) - Empties - Granfalloon - Knights of St. Fantony - Laughing Osiris - Loncon 1 - OMPAcon '73 - Songs from Space - Spirits of Things Past - The Damned Patrol - Val Jeeves - When Yngvi Was a Louse
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