Huffman, John R.

John R. Huffman
(1905-1979) – AFLA national sabre champion (1931, ’32, ’33, ’37, ’38); national three-weapon champion (1931, ’32, ’35, ’36, ’37, ’38, ’40); national foil medalist. Member, U.S. Olympic team (1928, ’32, ’36). Finalist in Olympic sabre individual (1932) – tied for third, finished sixth. President of the AFLA (1940-43). Co-founder, NCAA championships. IFA sabre medalist for Yale.


John R. Huffman and Gordon J. Wolf of Yale at the IFA Championships, 1925

Yale team with Great Coach and Hall of Famer Robert Grasson. Also included in this photo Hall of Famer and former USFA President John Huffman and Hall of “Famer Dernell Every.