Thomas Curtis

Pioneer

Thomas Curtis
City: New York
State: NY
Inducted: 1993


Generally regarded as the Father of Bowling, Curtis was elected as the first ABC President in 1895. He was hailed as the originator of the tournament concept in the 1880s and was involved in center management and ownership. Even before ABC was organized, Curtis was credited with writing the first set of bowling rules in 1875.
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