Merrill Barber  (deceased)

Year Inducted: 1999

Born: July 14, 1918,            Brattleboro, VT

Died: May 7, 1989               Brattleboro, VT

Merrill "Mezzy" Barber was one of America's best ski jumpers. The winner of the 1952 national championship in the Class A division he was among a select group of three competitors that first broke the 300 foot distance mark in the United states on February 25, 1950. He was a recipient of the Toger Tokle Memorial Award and was an honorary citizen of Norway.

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