Marion P. Hammer

April 26, 1939

Grandmother, 2A Activist

  • 1970s – Present – NRA lobbyist from Florida
  • 1970s – Ran the Unified Sportsmen of Florida (USF)
  • 1987 – Lobbied for Florida concealed-carry (CCW) 
  • 1988 – creator of the NRA Eddie Eagle Program
  • 1993 – Outstanding Community Service Award from National Safety Council
  • 1995 to 1998 – 1st female president of the National Rifle Association NRA
  • 2005 – Florida Women’s Hall of Fame
  • 2005 – Involved in the Florida Stand-your-ground law

Clifford “Neal” Knox

(June 20, 1935 – January 17, 2005)
– 1966 testified before Congressional committees at least fifty times, before the House Subcommittee on Crime against what eventually became the Gun Control Act of 1968
– 1977 The NRA Cincinnati Revolt

– 1978-1982 Executive Director of NRA Institute for Legislative Action (ILA)
– 1984 Founder & chairman of the Firearms Coalition
– founding editor of Gun Week

– editor of Handloader Magazine
– founding editor of Rifle Magazine– – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neal_Knox

Col. William C. Church

(August 11, 1836 – May 23, 1917)
– 1861–62 Washington correspondent of the New York Times
– 1863 Founded the Army and Navy Journal
– 1866 co-founded Galaxy Magazine, which published the early writings of Mark Twain
– 1870 one of the founders of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

– 1871 co-founder of the National Rifle Association
– 1872 Second president of the National Rifle Association
– 1882 commissioner to inspect the Northern Pacific Railroad
– https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Conant_Church