Ackerman, Jack - Pioneer diver from Hawaii. Started MAUI
Anderson, Dick -
Underwater photographer and pioneer diver.
- Co-founder of Skin Diver Magazine.
Bachrach, Dr. Arthur
Ballard, Dr. Bob
Barada, Bill - Founder of Los Angeles Neptunes and manufacturer.
Bascom, Willard - Early wetsuit developer.
Bass, Dr. George
Albert - Physician.
Bivens, Dr. Parry
Blakeslee, Chuck - Co-founder of Skin
Bond, George - Scientist.
Dick - Pioneer manufacturer.
Boren, Lamar - Underwater photographer, stuntman, instructor.
Boutan, Louis - Early inventor of underwater camera and closed-circuit
- Co-founder of Skin Diver Magazine.
Dr. Hugh - westsuit developer.
Brawley, Ed - PDIC founder
Bridges, Lloyd - Star of Sea Hunt.
Brock, Ken - NSTC and
YMCA pioneer. Former NAUI director.
Brooks I, Ernie - Photographer.
II, Ernest - Photographer.
Buehlmann, Albert - Scientist.
Bush-Romero, Don Pablo - Founder of CEDAM.
Rene - Importer of first Aqua-Lungs.
Calhoun, Fred - Educator.
Carpenter, Scott - Inerspace and outerspace
explorer and scientist.
Jim - Co-founder of Scubapro and champion spearfisherman.
Ron - Underwater photographer.
Clark, Bob - Founder of SSI.
Dr. Eugenie - Scientist.
Cousteau, Jacques-Yves - Co-inventor of Aqua-Lung.
Crabbe, Buster - Famed diver and NAUI instructor.
Craig, Col. John D.
Cronin, John - Co-founder of PADI.
Cross, E.R. - Author, inventor and instructor.
Dalla Valle, Gustav - Pioneer manufacturer and diver.
Davis, Ralph - Founder of Spearfishing Association and early club
Davison, Sam - Founder of DACOR.
Degn, Morgan Clint
Doubilet, David - Underwater photographer.
Earle, Dr. Sylvia - Scientist
Bernie - Architect of the national YMCA program.
End, Dr. Edgar
Erickson, Ralph - Co-founder of PADI
Fane, Francis D.
Mel - Early diving retailer and famed treasure hunter.
Frazier, Dottie - First female diving instructor.
Gaffney, John - Founder of NASDS.
Emile - Co-inventor of Aqua-Lung.
Giddings, Al - Underwater cinematographer.
Dennis - Author and instructor.
Hanauer, Eric - Author and instructor.
Jon - Pioneer instructor.
Hass, Hans - Scientist and author.
Neal - Co-founder of NAUI.
High, Bill - Instructor and scientist.
Howland, Garry - Assisted
in founding NAUI.
Nick - Historian, instructor, manufacturer.
Jehle, Charles - DEMA pioneer.
Jones, John C. - Assisted in founding NAUI.
Hannes - Scientist.
Kelly, Mike - DEMA pioneer.
Klein, Jordan -
Inventor and cinematographer.
Lambertsen, Dr. Christian
Lanphier, Dr. Ed
Lecocq, Sam - Pioneer manufacturer.
Lee, Owen - Author.
Mel - Architect of the NOGI Award and pioneer diver.
Limbaugh, Conrad - Scientist and diving
educator. Trained first LA County instructors.
Link, Ed - Scientist.
Long, Dick - Founder of DUI.
Marx, Robert - scientist/explorer.
Paul - Pioneer diver and instructor.
Meistrell, Bill - Pioneer diving retailer.
Bob - Pioneer diving retailer.
Miller, Sam - Pioneer instructor and dive historian.
Morgan, Bev - Co-founded LA County program.
Nicklin, Chuck - Pioneer retailer.
Nicklin, Flip - Underwater photographer.
Norris, Dr. Kenneth
North, Dr. Wheeler
- Co-founder of the Diving Locker.
David - Woods Hole Pioneer
Parry, Zale - Model, actress, pioneer instructor, and experimental diver.
Coles - Sports Illustrated writer who promoted
scuba in early years.
Post, Arnie - Pioneer
Potts, Wally - Pioneer skin diver.
Jack - Pioneer skin diver. Co-founder of Bottom Scratchers.
Rebikoff, Dimitri - Scientist and underwater
Andy - Scientist.
Retherford, Robert - Pioneer instructor.
Romero, Pablo Bush - CEDAM pioneer.
Scalli, Frank - Co-founder of first national inst. program,
Shanks, Harry - Pioneer diver.
Dr. Lee - Scientist.
Soto, Bob - Industry pioneer.
St. Hill, Don - Assisted in founding LA County program.
Steele, John - Famed artist and pioneer
Stewert, Capt. Don
Stewart, James - Pioneer diver and scientist.
Starck, Dr. Walter
Taylor, Ron and Valerie
Tillman, Albert - Co-founded NAUI, LA County, Underwater Film Festivals. Built UNEXSO.
Toggweiler, Mart - Built
and operated the first West Coast dive charter boat.
Tzimoulis, Paul - Underwater
photographer and author.
Waterman, Stan - Underwater
Watts, Hal -
Woodward, Dave - Early insructor and photographer.