Hall of Fame

Curator of the DAHS Museum, David Gilbert had the idea to create Dansville’s own “Hall of Fame”.  65 names were submitted, and a committee chose the initial ten members as the most influential citizens in Dansville’s history.  On June 4, 1989, at the annual meeting, those ten inductees were announced as:

Inducted in 1988 – 1989

Cornelius McCoy (c.1762-3 -1809) about…

Daniel P. Faulkner (1763 – 1802) about…

Dr. James Caleb Jackson (1811 – 1895) about…

Clara Barton (1821 – 1912) about…

Asa O. Bunnell (1836 – 1923) about…

Dr. Frederick R. Driesbach (1865 – 1949) about…

Frederick A. Owens (1867 – 1935) about…

Lynn E. Pickard (1889 – 1968)

William D. Conklin (1890 – 1987) about…

Wilfred J. “Wutz” Rauber (1907 – 1992) about…

Inducted in 1995

Charles Williamson (1757 – 1808)

Col. Nathaniel Rochester (1752 – 1831)

Captain William Perine (1756? – 1849)

Dr. James Faulkner (1790 – 1884)

Dr. James H. Jackson (1841 – 1928)

Pell W. Foster Sr. (1862 – 1947) about…

Bernarr Macfadden (1868 – 1955) about…

Nicholas H. Noyes (1883 – 1977) about…

Thomas P. Reilly (1885 – 1965) about…

Harold A. “Tim” Shay (1913 – 2009) about…

We will be posting info on each member in the near future