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Florence Lilly

1906 - 1986



Class of 1980
Contributor to the Sport


Florence Lilly  began her archery career in 1939. In 1945 she became Chairman of the Olympic Bowman League of the National Archery Association. Florence handled as many as 2,000 entrants per week over a 6 week period. This went on for over 20 years.  In the 50's and 60's she was scorekeeper for the NAA National Championships and she  was historian for the Target Tattler  until her retirement in 1979.


    Notes of Interest

  • Chairperson, National Archery Association Olympic Bowman League,  1945-66

  • Chairperson/Scorekeeper, National Archery Association  1955-60

  • Historian, Illinois Archery Association, 1962-78

  • Editor, Target Tattler, 1961-78

  • 42 years of service to archery

  • Lifetime Member National Archery Assn.

The following was written by lifelong friend, Sylvia Levitt in March of 1986

On August 9, 1980 Florence received the honor of being inducted in to the
Archery Hall of Fame. The plaque hung on her living room wall....and there was never
a person more proud of receiving such an award....and never a person more deserving.


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