Carlton J. Ferris
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Carl was an outstanding attackman for Hobart College from 1934 to 1937 and was chosen as Hobart's Most Valuable Player in 1936 and 1937. Carl was first team All-American in 1936 and 1937, and honorable mention in 1935. He played with the American team against Canada in 1936 and England in 1937, as well as North/South games in 1936. He also earned varsity letters in football and basketball, making him a nine-letter man at Hobart.
After college, Ferris helped start lacrosse at Geneva High School and officiated for eight years. Selected as a charter member of the Hobart Hall of Fame, he also served as executive director of the Hobart Alumni Association for a number of years following his graduation. A civic leader and business executive throughout his life, Carl Ferris passed away in 1988.