Square Dance Caller
John started Square Dancing in 1947 and has been providing leadership and enjoyment to the square dance community ever since. John taught himself to call in 1954 and has gone on to become one of the preeminent callers for
John began teaching Square Dancing in 1954 with his first graduating class forming his first club, the Square-of-Kays. Additional clubs founded by John were the Gay Promenaders SDC and the Odds & Ends SDC in the
John has recorded 37 records with labels from Flip Records, Lore Records, Longhorn Records, Red Boot Records and Jay-Bar-Kay Records. John was selected as one of several national callers to call on the Sets in Order recordings.
Over 60 years of devotion to the Square Dance community, John is a shinning example to the Preservation, Promotion and Perpetuation of Square Dancing. It is my privilege to induct you into the Square Dance Foundation of New Englands Hall of Fame.