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John Collyer

This B.F. Goodrich Company executive of later years was captain and stroke of the Cornell University crew during his college days 1914-17. The Big Red scullers won the Poughkeepsie Regatta in 1915. Collyer is considered, by all who watch him perform, the smoothest piece of rowing machinery that ever occupied a seat in a rowing shell, “wrote Tom Thorpe in the New York Journal on April 10, 1916.

Inducted 1957 | Crew