Wednesday, April 17, 2013

1975 Vintage Indian Four Motorcycle News Magazine - John E. Wickham, 1897-1976

Cover: President John E. Wickham 1897-1976 - President John E. Wickham passed away February 10, 1976, at the age of 78 years. He had been ill and under Doctor's care for about 5 years. He was born in Findlay, Ohio November 27, 1897 and was married to Gladys M. Fleegle, October 27, 1920 and she survives. He is also survived by a son Jerdan Wickham of Findlay, Ohio, a daughter Mrs. Robert McIntire of Fostoria, Ohio, three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He retired in 1962 as a machinest at the Garwood Plant in Findlay, formerly the Buckeye Traction Ditcher, all of which are no longer in business. He had workered there since the early 1920s. He was the founder and president of the Indian Four Club which began organization in 1960, and was resident until his death. Under his leadership the Club grew from 15 members to a membership of 350 members all across the United States and internationally in several foreign countries. In 1962, Charter was granted by the American Motorcycle Association to the Four Club and the Club became incorporated in the State of Ohio as a non-profit organization... Contents: Tribute to John E. Wickham; Pictures - August 1975 Annual Meet by Doc. Walters; Indian Four Color Information; Motorcycle News clippings sent to editor by a cousin, Mark Warren, who is the retired editor of the Flint, Michigan News; Story from the Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio Newspaper; Mailing List - list has been thoroughly revised to Treasurer's records as of Feb. 1, 1976; Ads 1975 Indian Four Motorcycle News Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com CLICK THE PICTURE TO "BUY IT NOW"

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