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IAHR Past Presidents                        

Name Country Years
Wolmar Knut Axel Fellenius † (1876 - 1957) Sweden 1935 - 1948
Lorenz G. Straub † (1901 - 1963) USA 1948 - 1955
Pierre Danel † (1902 - 1966) France 1955 - 1960
Arthur Thomas Ippen † (1901 - 1963) UK 1960 - 1963
Léopold Escande † (1902 - 1980)  France 1963 - 1965
James Wallace Daily † (1913 - 1991) USA 1965 - 1971
Taizo Hayashi † (1920 - 1998) Japan 1972 - 1975
Michel Hug  France 1975 - 1979
John Fisher Kennedy † (1933 - 1991) USA 1980 - 1983
Erich J. Plate Germany 1983 - 1987
John (Jack) Dempster Lawson † (1926 - 1991) Australia 1987 - 1990
Torkild Carstens † (1931 - 2014) Norway 1990 - 1995
Helmut Kobus Germany 1995 - 1999
Forrest M. Holly Jr † (1946 - 2017) USA 1999 - 2003
Etienne Mansard Canada 2003 - 2007
Nobuyuki Tamai Japan 2007 - 2011
Roger Falconer UK 2011 - 2015
Peter Goodwin USA 2015 - present
 
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