Selden J. Hannah  (deceased)

Year Inducted: 1968

Born:    November 4, 1913,  Berlin, NH

Died:   August 31, 1991, Franconia, NH

Seldon Hannah's career began when alpine skiing was just beginning to take hold in the United States.  He was a competitor in the first national championship downhill in 1933 finishing 5th.  He was a four event skier while at Dartmouth and captained the ski team in 1935.  Following World War Two he coached at Dartmouth for a period before setting up his company, Sno-Engineering in 1958.  The firm helped to design and plan over 250 ski areas in the country.  He is regarded as a real pioneer who contributed significantly to the sport's growth in the post-war period.. His daughter, Joan Hannah is also an Honored Member of the Hall of Fame.


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