A. Andrew Hauk  (deceased)

Year Inducted: 1975

Born: December 29,1912 Denver, CO
Died: November 9, 2004 Pasedena, CA

Andrew Hauk actively promoted skiing in southern California and over the years encouraged the development of ski areas in a part of the country not commonly thought of when its comes to skiing, He was a member of the San Giorgonio Ski Club from 1939 to 1950. In 1945-46 he served as the chairman of the ski areas development commitee for the California Ski Association. He was a founding member of the Far West Ski Association serving as its vice-president from 1947 to 1949. He was particularly involved with the founding of the Mount Baldy ski area which was just 49 miles from Los Angeles.

He was an active club racer and won the national Veterans Class Two title in 1952. He also served as a race oficial and was a member of the National Ski Patrol.

Hauk’s achievements include being vice chairman on the 1960 Winter Olympic Games He was an active club racer and won the national Veterans Class Two title in 1952. He also served as a race official and was a member of the National Ski Patrol.

Hauk’s achievements include being vice chairman on the 1960 Winter Olympic Games committee. He received training at the U.S. Forest Service Snow Ranger School in Alta, Utah. He was also well-known as an author and public speaker and a somewhat controversial California supreme court judge.


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