Van Buskirk, Harold

(1893-1980) – AFLA national epee champion (1927); national sabre medalist three times. Member, U.S. Olympic team (1924, ’28, ’32). President of the AFLA (1936-39; 1944). One of the leading officials of the sport for many years. He moved to the Houston area and was responsible for the organization of the¬†Southwest section and coached at Rice University for twenty years.