Past Commodores

This page is a work in progress. We are currently attempting to locate pictures of all of our Past Commodores for both display on this Web page and in the Clubhouse. Anyone having missing pictures is encouraged to contact the Club so that they may be included. Please call or email us at office@capitalyachtclub.com. Any photogrpahs submitted will be handled with care and originals will be returned ASAP.

Capital Yacht Club honors our first Commodore circa 1890s

John Hocke


John A. Goldsborough
1900

Leonard H. Dyer
1901-02

Gorge H. Bright
1903-05

William W. Grier
1906-07

Lyman F. Hewins
1908

Ralph L. Gait
1909-10

Luean F. Hewins
1911

Otto W. Braitmayer
1912

Alvin O. Portner
1913

Adrian Sizer
1914-18

Daniel H. Fowler
1919

R. Clyne Cruit
1920-21

G. W. Fosberg
1923-25

Melville D. Church
1926

Richard S. Doyle
1927-30

Daniel H. Fowler
1931

E. H. Tennet
1932-33

Richard S. Doyle
1934

T. T. Keane
1935-36

Richard S. Doyle
1937

T. F. Schnieder
1938

E. Hillman Willis
1939-42

Walter H. Smith
1943

Jack Stone
1944-45

Earl D. Baker
1946-47

John S. Fickling
1948

Alan A. Carney
1949-50

Myron Davy
1951-52

Norman A. Quasebarth
1953-54

Herbert E. Hurley
1955

Richard F. Jones
1956

Kenneth C. Johnson
1957-58

Wilbur M. Sherwood
1959-60

J. Lester Ayres
1961

John K. Jones
1962

Charles W. Frick, Jr.
1963-64

James B. Lockwood
1965

James T. Duke
1966

J. Howard Hicks
1967

Anthony J. Caliendo
1968

Edward E. Linsky, Jr
1969

Dr. Leon Cayton
1970

William C. Frogale
1971-74

James R. Dooley
1975

William C. Frogale
1976

Wilbert R. Perry
1977

James P. Alexander
1978

Donald J. Fosdick
1979

Villain C. Frogale
1980

Donald J. Fosdick
1981

Earl F. Keaton
1982

F. Jacob Pinol
1983

Marsha D. Crossley
1984

Alan S. Tonelson
1985

William R. Trimpin
1986-87

James Hamill
1988

Tom W. Whitford
1988-89

Arthur W. Donahue
1990

Christopher Reed
1991

Tom W. Whitford
1992

Manfred von Ehrenfried
1993-94

Sandra Hense
1994

Witcher N. Beverley, Jr.
1995-96

James F. Forrest
1997-98

Norman W. Cherry
1999

Paul Malloy
2000

Gaert Sime
2001

James F. Forrest
2002

Guy Nolan
2003-04

Robert McKeon
2005

Guy Nolan
2006

Marian Raup
2007

Paul Lain
2008

Tim Ricker
2009-10

Dan Waldrop
2011-12

Tim Ricker
2013-14

Freddi Lipstein
2015-16

Guy Shields
2017