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Ray Nobile

sorry joe i cannot help. however was gable boudreaux the bodybuilder not known as paul gable boudreaux in the mags?

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carl linich
9 hours ago, Joe Roark said:

I was not aware of this, Carl. So [some of] the same plates were used?

This was a York barbell with a pair of light plates. Maybe Jan D. knows about it.

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Ed Mines

didn't coach boohoo place second to Sig Klein in a bent press contest before he became a  big cheese?

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Ed Mines

and being such a huge man he didn't weigh a whole lot less than 265.

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David Pelto
3 hours ago, Ed Mines said:

and being such a huge man he didn't weigh a whole lot less than 265.

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The first photo of Bob, with arms folded, appears in the John Fair book MuscleTown USA, near the

beginning of the book. A page or two later, the photo is identified as being a publicity photo of Bob

from the 1930's 'with enhanced muscularity and hair.'  It did not mention artificially enhanced , i.e.. photoshop,

which I am not sure was even available back then. 

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Ed Mines

..............someone drew on some hair............

i think the muscles were his.

i'm sure Jan will confirm he was a big, tall guy.

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Bob Fett

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Joe Roark

November 28, 1964 Irv Klair won Mr. Delaware

 

Irvin Klair
 
Obituary Condolences
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Irvin Klair Obituary
 
Irvin Klair

AGE: 77 • Clayton

Passed away on March 14, 2015 at the Heartland Hospice House.

Mr. Klair was born in Wilmington, the son of the late Olive Winifred (Fouracre) and Marvin Klair. He was a retired millwright from Stauffer Chemical. 

Irv was a drag racer in the early 60's racing at many local drag strips. He belonged to the Upper Chesapeake Water Ski Club from the mid to late 60's and skied at over 100 mph. Irv enjoyed riding motorcycles from 1970 to the early 90's. He rode in 48 states, all the provinces of Canada and many countries in Europe, putting about 500,000 miles on his bikes. In 1956, he began body building at the YMCA and won the Mr. Wilmington and Mr. Delaware body building titles in 1964. He continued to train at the gym into his later years. In the mid 80's, Irv began building custom Fords with 460 engines. By 2011, he had completed 6 cars that were all featured in magazines with two on the covers. He also belonged to the Delaware Camera Club, where he scored top points in competition for two consecutive years.

Irv is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Bryan and Fay Klair of Wilmington; his grandsons, Ryan and Nathan Klair and his companion of over 20 years, Marie Bowers.

Funeral services will be held at Limestone Presbyterian Church, 3201 Limestone Road on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 12 Noon. Friends may visit at the church after 10 AM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804. Mealeyfuneralhomes.com (302) 652-5913
 
 

 
 
Published in The News Journal from Mar. 18 to Mar. 20, 2015
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Joe Roark

November 29, 1958 Mr. Oregon was won by Cecil Phillips.

 

A PIONEER OF OREGON BODYBUILDING

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A Personal Trainer

Between 1970 and 2015, Cecil Phillips worked as a Personal trainer, masseuse, and physical therapist at Oakway Fitness, the YMCA, Downtown Athletic Center, and Nautilus in Eugene, Oregon.  He also was a fitness equipment creator, with a patent on a range of motion device for the knee joint and a compression elbow sleeve.  Cecil enjoyed assisting others with their personal fitness goals along with motivating others to become their best.  He instructed Olympic lifting, Powerlifting, and Bodybuilding clients at the highest levels.

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A Fitness Enthusiast

Cecil competed as a bodybuilder in the late 1950s through the early 1970s.  He won the best bodybuilder title at the 1962 World's Fair in Seattle, Wa.  He was Mr. Oregon in 1958 and won his masters division in 1972.  He sported a 350lb power clean, 405lb bench press, and 315lb barbell pullover as his most impressive lifts during his career.

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A Mentor

Cecil coached and worked with many athletes, both young and old, inspiring them to pursue their fitness goals and was always able to keep humor in his demeanor.  He helped many people throughout his life achieve physical success and longevity.  Besides weight lifting, Cecil also enjoyed fishing and archery as his major passions.

 

Cecil E. Phillips July 31, 1929 - September 2, 2017

Cecil E. Phillips, of  Eugene, passed away on September 2, 2017 at the age of 88 from  respiratory failure due to COPD.

Copyright © 2018 INBF Cecil Phillips' Classic - All Rights Reserved.

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Could this be his son running this contest?

REGISTRATION BEGINS JAN 1ST, 2019

INBF Cecil Phillips' Classic

Bodybuilding, Figure, Bikini, Men's Physique, and Women's FIt Body Championships. Saturday July 27th, 2019

Host Hotel In Person Registration: Thursday, July 25th, 2019 and Friday July 26th, 2019.

At The Wildish Theater

630 Main Street, Springfield Oregon

(541) 206-8854

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peter yates

Hi Joe, first time hearing of him,so thanks for the info.

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Joe Roark
15 minutes ago, peter yates said:

Hi Joe, first time hearing of him,so thanks for the info.

My favorite activity is tracing the oldtimers from pre 1970. Glad you enjoy it too.

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Joe Roark

November 30, 1951 George Paine won  Mr. Eastern America.

I believe Paine was born circa 1924, but I have not heard of his passing. Anyone know if he is still with us? A few years ago I shouted to him on the phone, and I mean shouted, and he still could not hear me, I gave up.

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peter yates

Thanks Joe, always liked George Paine and hope he is still with us.

Peter.

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Michael Murphy

George Paine photographed by Al Urban.

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peter yates

Thanks Michael, a classic physique with clean lines.

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Joe Roark

December 01, 1951 Ed Yarick's show. Posing by Baptiste, Eiferman, Farbotnik, Brenner, Dot Thomas, Ken Cameron, Roy Hilligenn.

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Joe Roark

December 02, 1961 Jerry Springer won Mr. Lone Star. [he was not the TV host]

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Joe Roark

December 03, 1966
 

Dec 3, 1966 Central Texas Open PL in Austin

Class Name BP Sq DL Total

123 Grant Farley 195 245 310 750

Allen Clark          145 245 260 650

Sandy Setliff      165 195 285 645

Byron Benoit    135 175 290 600

 

132 Jim Honse 195 255 385 835

Ron Tate            185 295 350 830

Steve Woodward 235 225 295 755

Manuel Herrera 175 245 290 710

Jack Crimm 185

 

148 Jim Snodgrass   290 375 460 1125

Pat McNicholas       260 325 405 990

Wayland Chapman 225 325 400 950

 

165 Gerald Smith   295 425 590 1310

J. B. Adams            325 445 520 1290

Jim Kenyon           250 435 475 1160

Tom Cunningham 290 325 500 1115

Ben Williams         215 290 450 955

Blake Baily            205 305 430 940

 

181 Ronnie Ray 430 495 590 1515

Dr. Morgan 375 460 550 1385

Glenn Harris 290 325 465 1080

 

198 George Lugrin    325 475 540 1340

Ron Buchanan         320 420 550 1290

Roland McKneely    330 430 500 1260

John Walker            315 400 460 1175

Paul Haywood       300 350 400 1050

Jim Ward - - - -

 

H Terry Todd     470 675 700 1845

Hank Breaker    340 600 620 1560

Roger Orrell     400 475 660 1535

Dick Folmer     390 500 640 1530

Jim Witt          375 550 605 1530

Jim Walts       350 465 520 1335

Toby Belt       340 375 475 1190

re LN 4-67 p 17

 

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Joe Roark

December 04, 1954 (title is for 1955):

Mr. Apollo:                 Jerry Ross
Jr. Mr. Los Angeles: Harry Webb
Miss Venus:              Claire Weeks

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December 05, 1964 On his 21st birthday Bill St. John won Mr. Most Muscles (apparenlty a version of Most Muscular, as well as this other title:

Dec 05, 1964 Open Mr. Philadelphia: 709 Broad St New Olympia Gym & PL

1. Bill St. John 52.5

2. Angelo Sierra 49.5

3. Carlos Jimenez 47

4. Felix oppiti 46.5

5. Steve Sturm 46

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Joe Roark

December 06, 2004 Barton Horvath died; born August 16, 1912.

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peter yates

Great physique and really enjoyed his articles.

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Joe Roark

December 07, 1950 Mervyne Cotter won Mr. Belfast.

I found this on another forum: http://www.belfastforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=33333.0

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peter yates

Thanks for the link Joe. Another name that was well known when i was a lad.

Peter.

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Joe Roark

December 08, Jim Park was born; died August 28, 2007

 

 Jun 28, 1952    AAU Mr. America
        the 69th Regiment Armory Audit in NYC

        1. Jim Park             72      mm,a,c
        2. Malcolm Brenner      70      b
        3. George Paine         65.5
        4. Don Van Fleteren     62.5
        5. Irvin Koszewski      60
        6. Walt Cuzzimano       58.5
        7. Vic Seipke           58
        8. Harry Smith          57.5
        9. Mickey Hargitay      57
       10. Bill cerdas          57
       11. Tim Sweeney          56
       12. Ralph Brunhart       56
       13. Artie Zeller         55
       14. George Jones         54
       15. Dom Juliano          53
       16. Harry Johnson        51
       17. Leroy Colbert        51
       18. Phil Zimmerman       50
       19. Al Berman            50
       20. Leonard Peters       50
       21. Seymour Koenig       49.5
       22. Sam Griffiths        49
       23. Keith Lewin          49
       24. Roger Servin         47.5
       25. Ray Jiminiz          47
       26. Frank (Dick) Manson  45
       27. Lou Degni            45
       28. Arthur Salac         43
       29. Raul Pacheco

        the list in IM 8-52 p 38 includes:
        Van Cirsky [ actually Vic Seipke cf IM 10-52 p 35 ]
        Floyd Despirito
        Ernie Gallo
        William Lamm
        Ken Pendleton
        Melvin Wells
        Charles Wood
        re SH 10-52 p 24  MB 3-78 p 92 sic      IM 8-52 p 12, 58
        re HS 10-2-52 p 12
        May 4, 1952 AAU Jr. Mr. A: 1. Malcolm Brenner SH 8-52 p 10
 

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