J. Stanley Mullin (deceased)
Year Inducted: 1973
Born: July 14, 1907 Los Angeles, CA
Died: July 24, 2000 Los Angeles, CA
J. Stanley Mullin was regarded and respected as a highly articulate spokesman for many difficult issues that faced skiing and was especially remembered for his defence of amateurism within the NSA and USSA.
A lawyer he was a FIS delegate for the United States from 1951 to 1967 and served as a vice president of FIS from 1961 to 1967. He was also a member of the organizing committee of the Olympic Games in Squaw Valley.
A pioneer of the California Ski Association he was a frequent contributor of articles for the American Ski Annual. He championed amateurism and fought against the USSA offering cash prizes in the 1960's. He was also a strong proponent of the US National Ski Hall of Fame in Ishpeming and fought against a proposal to create an international ski museum in Squaw Valley following the Olympics there. He was honored as a recipient of the Blegen Award.