1939 SENIOR NATIONALS
CHICAGO, IL
JULY 2 - 4, 1939

(FROM STRENGTH & HEALTH MAGAZINE)
NAME CLUB - CITY  BWT  PRESS SNATCH  C & J  TOTAL PL
112 Lb. Class
A. Firpo Lemma Bates WLC - Patterson, NJ 111½ 195 130 205 530 1
Walter Serling Chicago WLC - Chicago, IL 111   135 125 155 415 2
118 Lb. Class
Bill Leardi Patterson YMCA - Patterson, NJ 118   150 165 210 525* 1
Sam Poliuto Detroit BBC - Detroit, MI 118   155 145 210 510 2
Robert Naylor Aurora YMCA - Aurora, IL 114¾ 140 145 205 480 3
Thomas Kemp Frye Institute - Chattanooga, TN 117¼ 140 145 195 480 4
David Rothman German-American AC - NY 118   140 140 190 470 5
Vincent Fee Titan AC - Adams, MA 118   140 160 --- 300 6
* - BILL LEARDI - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD TOTAL - 525
126 Lb. Class
Elwood P. Cauffman Central YMCA - Rochester, NY 123¾ 155 180 225 560 1
Tony Vega German-American AC - Chicago 123   155 165 225 545 2
Ralph Kempa Bell WLC - Milwaukee, WI 124¾ 170 160 200 530 3
John Krill MI-Alkali Club - Wyandotte, MI 123   145 160 220 525 4
Carlos Clinger Toledo YMCA - Toledo, OH 121   140 125 160 425 5
132 Lb. Class
John Terry York BBC - York, PA 130¾ 185 215* 260 660 1
Michael Mungioli Titan WLA - Maspeth, NY 130¼ 175 190 250 615 2
Ralph Scull St. Hedwig's YMC - Elizabeth, NJ 131¼ 165 185 250 600 3
Fernando Arbona German-American AC - NY 132   160 170 220 550 4
* - JOHN TERRY - SENIOR WORLD RECORD SNATCH ATEMPT - 225
148 Lb. Class
Anthony Terlazzo York BBC - York, PA 148¾ 250 245* 310# 805^ 1
Eddie Harrison York BBC - York, PA 148¾ 220 225 270 720 2
John Dama German-American AC - NY 148¾ 220 225 270 715 3
Arthur Schmuddle Englewood YMCA - Chicago, IL 142½ 190 200 240 630 4
Earl Hoffert Northwest WLC - Chicago, IL 142   --- 175 220 395 5
* - ANTHONY TERLAZZO - SENIOR WORLD RECORD SNATCH - 245 (ACTUAL WEIGHT 247½)
& - SENIOR WORLD RECORD SNATCH 4TH ATTEMPT - 250 (ACTUAL WEIGHT 248½)
# - ANTHONY TERLAZZO - SENIOR WORLD RECORD CLEAN & JERK ATTEMPT - 340
^ - ANTHONY TERLAZZO - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD TOTAL - 805
165 Lb. Class
John Terpak York BBC - York, PA 160¾ 235 240 325 800 1
John Terlazzo German-American AC - NY 165   220 240 300 760 2
Ed Tomalonis W. Hazelton S&HC - Mahanoy, PA 165   220 220 300 740 3
Tony Petroline Englewood YMCA - Chicago, IL 164½ 220 220 295 735 4
Joe Sklar Oliphant AC - Toronto, CAN 157¾ 210 220 290 720 5
Elmer Witmer York BBC - York, PA 162½ 200 210 275 685 6
Elmer Farnham York BBC - York, PA 165   175 180 250 605 7
George Lapousky Scranton AC - Scranton, PA 155½ 170 170 225 565 8
David G. Marcus Norwood YMCA - Cincinnati, OH 164¼ 185 190 --- 375 9
181 Lb. Class
John Davis York BBC - York, PA 177   255 260 300 815 1
Frank Kay Chicago WLC - Chicago, IL 179   240 235 290 765 2
J. Gordon Vernables York BBC - York, PA 179½ 210 210 280 700 3
Maurice Marcus Norwood YMCA - Cincinnati, OH 171¾ 205 190 250 645 4
Roland J. Essmaker YMCA - Richmond, IN 166   160 145 220 525 5
Herbert Marquardt Bell WLC - Milwaukee, WI 173   --- 205 270 475 6
Chester Teegarden Unattached - Bloomington, IN 179¼ --- 175 250 425 7
John Malek Northwest WLC - Chicago, IL 173   175 170 --- 345 8
Heavyweight Class
Steve Stanko York BBC - York, PA 217¾ 270* 280 345 895# 1
Louis Abele Lighthouse Boys' Club - Phila., PA 204½ 265^ 280@ 330 875 2
Dennis Schemansky Detroit BBC - Detroit, MI 200   240 245 320 805 3
Hubert Curtis Hoffmeister PC - Indianapolis, IN 198¾ 230 225 310 765 4
David Johnston Mid-City WLC, Chicago, IL 182   155 190 260 605 5
Gregory George Mercury BBC - St. Louis, MO 253½ 235 225 --- 460 6
Roger Erwin Northwest WLC - Chicago, IL 197½ 220 WITHDREW 220 6
* - STEVE STANKO - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD PRESSES - 260 & 270
# - STEVE STANKO - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD TOTAL - 895
^ - LOUIS ABELE - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD PRESS - 265
@ - LOUIS ABELE - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD SNATCHES - 270 & 280


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