Pioneer Week Sheriffs

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1944 None
1945 None
1946 None
1947 None (Entered Float – 1st Place)
1948* Don Wustenberg
1949 Jim Davis
1950 H. Scheirenberg “The Shadow”
1951 “Double Barrow” Carrow
1952 Clark Lane “Fargo Kid”
1953 Bud Barrett (Buckboards)
1954 Don “Rabbit” Young
1955 Moe Williams
1956 Bill Rich
1957 Bill “Apache” Bledsoe
1958 Bert Wittaker “Diamond Red”
1959 Dave Hitchcock “Dakota”
1960* Jerry “JayHawk” Willis
1961 Ed “Okark” Kimball (Mountain Men)
1962 Wayne Tarr (El Libre)
1963* “Mighty” Mike Kelly (Loggers)
1964 Dave “Smoke” Stathem (Firemen)
1965* Mike Freese (Whalers)
1966 Lani “Wildcat” Waller (Oilers)
1967 Dan Smith (Red Baron)
1968 Bob Tabias (Wine Merchants)
1969 John D’Anna (Lifeguards)
1970 Bill McKinney (Tanners)
1971* Rob Newell (Whalers)
1972 Steve Mendoza (Mexican Banditos)
1973 “Big” Chick Sieferlin (Rugby)
1974 Tom Riehl (Goldminers)
1975 None
1976 Steve Alberti (Moon Cussers)
1977 Bambi May (Texas Rangers)
1978 Rocky Kemp (Fishpackers)
1979 Alfonso Carmona (Reinfield Imports)
1980 Andy Scultz (Sgt. York & Doughboys)
1981 Jim Harvey (Adolf Coors)
1982 Dan Keifer (Henry Ford)
1983 Andy “Dawg” Weinrich (Surfers)
1984 “Bad” Brad Magers (U.S. Marines)
1985 Craig Boschi (Bell Telephone)
1986 Mike Goodman (Benny Goodman)
1987 Mike Imelio (General Guadalupe Vallejo)
(     ) = Pioneer Days Theme
* = Elected Sheriff

 

Pioneer Days was cancelled in the Spring of 1987.  It returned briefly as “Rancho Chico Days,” only to be cancelled again due to riots caused by out of town guests who were invited by MTV and Playboy Magazine.