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The Legacy Society

By joining The Legacy Society, your tax-free charitable donation becomes part of our Legacy Endowment Fund and helps assure the financial strength necessary for The Explorers Club to continue its long term programs. These funds are deposited in the Legacy Endowment Fund which is managed by a Trustee, in accordance with New York State Trust Law. The principal remains in the Trust and only the net income and net appreciation of the assets determined pursuant to New York law is available each year for distribution. Distributions from the Legacy Endowment Fund are dedicated to sponsoring exploration, youth scholarship grants, care and preservation of our priceless Archives, and programs prescribed by our Board of Directors.

All Members receive the 14k gold-filled Legacy Society lapel pin.

As long as there is The Explorers Club
Your name will be listed as a Member of The Legacy Society

The Legacy Society Committee

Theodore M. Siouris - Chairman
Robert J. Atwater
Brian M. Boom
August “Augie” Brown
Kay Foster      
George W.Gowen    
Scott W.Hamilton
Brian P. Hanson
Virginia Newell    
Alan H. Nichols          
Walter P. Noonan
Mabel L. Purkerson  
Faanya Rose


* denotes member is deceased

John G. Alexander
Robert J. Atwater
Norman L. Baker
Barbara Ballard
Robert D. Ballard, Ph.D.
Samuel B. Ballen
Mark Gregory Bayuk
Daniel A. Bennett
Josh Bernstein
Bruce Blanchard
John R. Bockstoce, D.Phil.
Bjorn G. Bolstad
Bruce M. Bongar, Ph.D.
Dr. Brian M. Boom
Garrett R. Bowden
Lawson W. Brigham, Ph.D., Capt., USCG (ret.)
Harry Davis Brooks
Jewel Richard Browder, Lt. Col., USA*
August “Augie” Brown
John C.D. Bruno
Lee R. Bynum*
Virginia Castagnola Hunter
Julianne M. Chase, Ph.D.
James M. Chester*
Arthur W. Clark, Maj. Gen., USAF (ret.)
William Clark, Capt., USA *
Steven Cohen   Ph.D. (hon.)
Leslie E. Colby
Jonathan M. Conrad
Catherine Nixon Cooke
S. Allen Counter, Ph.D., D.M.Sc.
Capt. Lynn D. Danaher
Constance Difede
David A. Dolan
Mr. & Mrs. James Donovan
William H. Dribben, Col., USA*
Amelia Earhart*
Sylvia A. Earle, Ph.D.
Edwin L. Ecclestone Jr.
James M. Edwards, M.D.
Lee M. Elman
Michael L. Finn
Robert L. Fisher, Ph.D.
John W. Flint
Joel S. Fogel
Kay Foster
James M. Fowler
W. Roger Fry
Max Gallimore
Richard A. Garriott De Cayeux
Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.
George W. Gowen
Randall A. Greene
Susan Ross Grimaldi
Jean Charles Michel Guite
Robert “Rio” Hahn
Penrose Hallowell
Allan C. Hamilton
Scott W. Hamilton
O. Winston “Bud” Hampton, Ph.D.
Brian P. Hanson
James H. Hardy, M.D.
Ira Haupt II
Judith Heath
Robert A. Hemm
Gary D. “Doc” Hermalyn, Ed.D.
Sir Edmund P. Hillary KG, ONZ, KBE*
John Adams Hodge
Lotsie Hermann Holton
L. Ron Hubbard*
Charles B. Huestis*
Robert Edgar Hyman
J.P. Morgan Charitable Trust
Robert M. Jackson, M.D.
Theodore P. Janulis
Kenneth M. Kamler, M.D.
Prince Joli Kansil
Lorie M.L. Karnath
Anthony G. Kehle III
Anne B. Keiser
Kathryn Kiplinger
Martin Klein
Thomas R. Kuhns, M.D.
Carl C. Landegger
John R. Lawrence
Robert M. Lee*
Michael S. Levin
Florence Lewisohn Trust
J. Roland Lieber
James E. Lockwood, Jr.*
Jose Loeb
John H. Loret, Ph.D., D.Sc.*
Margaret D. Lowman, Ph.D.
Michael Luzich
Daniel J. Lyons
Robert H. Malott
Leslie Mandel*
Robert E. Maroney
Michele Mass, M.D.
Robert E. McCarthy*
George E. McCown
Lorus T. Milne, Ph.D.
James M. Mitchelhill*
Arnold H. Neis
Nancy Nenow
Virginia E. Newell
Walter P. Noonan
Alan H. Nichols
Martin T. Nweeia, D.D.S.
John W. Olsen, Ph.D
Kathleen Parker
Alese & Morton Pechter
Cynthia S. Peters
William E. Phillips
Mabel L. Purkerson, M.D.
Roland R. Puton
Dimitri Rebikoff*
Mabel Dorn Reeder*
John T. Reilly, Ph.D.
Adrian Richards, Ph.D.
Bruce E. Rippeteau, Ph.D.
Merle Greene Robertson, Ph.D.
Otto E. Roethenmund
James Beeland Rogers, Jr.
Faanya Rose
William J. Roseman
Rudy L. Ruggles, Jr.
Gene M. Rurka
Wayne J. Safro
David J. Saul, Ph.D.
Willets H. Sawyer III
A. Harvey Schreter*
Mr. Donald Segur
Mr. Margret Segur*
Walter Shropshire, Jr., Ph.D., M.Div.
Robert H.I. Silver
Richard T. Silver, M.D.
Theodore M. Siouris
William J.L. Sladen, M.D., D.Phil.
Susan Deborah Smilow
Mark A. Smith
Ernest R. Sohns
Sally A. Spencer*
Ronnie & Allan Streichler
Arthur O. Sulzburger
Vernon F. Taylor III
Mitchell Terk, M.D.
Lowell Thomas, Jr.
C. Frederick Thompson II
James “Buddy” Thompson
Edward B. Tucker MBE
Wendy Tucker
Edmund S. Twining III
Marc Verstraete Van de Weyer
William F. Vartorella, Ph.D., C.B.C.
Robert C. Vaughn
Ann Marks Volkwein
Alexander Wallace
Julia M. Wallace
Don Walsh, Ph.D.
Johnny Waters
Leonard A. Weakly, Jr.
William G. Wellington, Ph.D.
James S. Westerman
Robert H. Whitby
Julius Wile*
Holly Williams
Francis A. Wodal*
Lindley Kirksey Young

For information about enrolling, please contact Executive Director
Will Roseman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
or by US Mail:
The Legacy Society of The Explorers Club
46 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

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