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.