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1st Humbug / Deadsalmon #1 5974/1969

October 2, 1969

L. BURR BELDEN / Gone to the Golden Hills

First humbug of Billy Holcomb Chapter and one of the charter members.
He was a well-known Southern California historian,

newspaperman and editor of the San Bernardino Sun,
American Legion District 21 Commander 1935,1936,
President of the Death Valley 49ers, and author.
Burr was originally a Platrix Clamper.

2nd Humbug / Deadsalmon #2 5975/1970

October 2, 1970

Lou Homer / Gone to the Golden Hills

Local Businessman owning a liquor store on “E” Street in San Bernardino.
He was originally a Platrix Clamper.
He was a Charter Member.

3rd Humbug / Deadsalmon #3 5976 / 1971

October 2, 1971

Bill Daniels / Gone to the Golden Hills

Bill was a salesman of beauty supplies and originally a Platrix Clamper.
He was known for wearing a “Great Coat”,
falling in the fire and sleeping in his Ford Mustang all night with the engine running.
He was a Charter Member.

4th Humbug / Deadsalmon #4 5977 / 1972 X-Head Abbot 5995 / 5998

October 2, 1972

Sid Blumner

Sid was an Economics Professor at Cal Poly, Pomona California.
He was partially responsible for the founding of H.E.M.O.R.R.H.O.I.D.
and the Vituscan Missionaries 4×4.
He was a Sublime Noble Grand Humbug and TRASH Leader.
He was originally a Platrix Clamper and a Charter Member.

5th Humbug / Deadsalmon #5 5978 / 1973

October 2, 1973

Ron Miller / Gone to the Golden Hills

Ron was an elementary school teacher and then an hotelier.
He was originally a Platrix Clamper and a member of Board of Directors
of the Death Valley 49ers as well as a Life Member.
He was a charter member.

6th Humbug / Deadsalmon #6 5979 / 1974

October 2, 1974

Pappy Calvert / Gone to the Golden Hills

Pappy was a retired Air Force Master Sergeant and a mason.