Lewis C. Hunter

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Lewis Clarence Hunter 1869–1954 BIRTH 04 JUL 1869 • California DEATH 12 NOV 1954 • Marin, California, USA

Brother of Frank Lee Hunter

Clubs

Olympic Club Wheelmen


Louis C. Hunter

Lewis C. Hunter has been actively identified with the Olympic Club for ten years, and has been an enthusiastic wheelman for the past three. He was one of the organizers of the Olympic Cycling Annex, and has been an earnest worker in its behalf ever since its inception.

When the San Francisco Bicycle Club was merged in to the Olympic Club and a reorganization effected under the name of the Olympic Club Wheelmen, he was elected secretary-treasurer; which position he occupies at the present time.

THE WHEEL. - The Capital City Race Meeting - A Club Reunion. - The San Francisco Call, 01 Oct 1893

Lewis C. Hunter, the secretary of the wheelmen, is also secretary-treasurer of the California Associated Cycling Clubs, to which position he was elected at the meeting of the board of governors of the associated clubs held in this city on the 7th inst.

OLYMPIC CYCLISTS. Young Men Who Will Boom Wheeling. Some Reminiscences of the Sport. - Sat, Oct 14, 1893 - Page 10 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Lewis writes about his excellent bicycle trip to Southern California: Pleasurable and Tiresome Experiences - Wading Through Sand and Tide - Graphic Narrative of a Cycling Trip to Southern California - San Francisco Chronicle, 08 Sep 1894, Sat Page 9

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TOUR ON THE WHEEL. - Pleasurable and Tiresome Experiences Wading Through Sand and Tide. - Graphic Narrative of a Cycling Trip to Southern California. - San Francisco Chronicle, 08 Sep 1894

The advisory Committee selected by R. A. Irving to assist him in the promotion of the cycling tournament at the Pavilion consists of the following well-known members of the cycling clubs:

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Olympic Club Wheelmen - L. D. Owens, L. C. Hunter.

AMONG THE WHEELMEN - Track to Be Used in the Tournament. - A Matter of Interest to Racers. - San Francisco Chronicle, 19 Jan 1895

Messrs. L. C. Hunter and A. C. Thornton are making preparations to enjoy a two weeks' wheeling trip to Lake Tahoe and surrounding country, even going over to Virginia, Nev. The start will be made about the middle of July.

AMONG THE WHEELMEN - San Francisco Chronicle 15 Jun 1895