1944 SENIOR NATIONALS
CHATTANOOGA, TN

(FROM STRENGTH & HEALTH MAGAZINE)
NAME CLUB - CITY   BWT    PRESS  SNATCH  C  &  J  TOTAL Place
Bantamweight Class
Emerick Ishikawa York Barbell Club - York, PA 122¼ 185 195* 250# 630^ 1
Joe DePietro Paterson YMCA - Paterson, NJ 122¾ 210@ 180 230 620 2
Bobby Higgins Hoffmeisters - Indianopalis, IN 122¼ 200 170 240 610 3
* - EMERICK ISHIKAWA - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD SNATCH - 195
# - EMERICK ISHIKAWA - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD CLEAN & JERK - 250
^ - EMERICK ISHIKAWA - SENIOR WORLD RECORD TOTAL - 630
@ - JOE DePIETRO - SENIOR WORLD RECORD PRESS - 210
Featherweight Class
Fred Curry Vic Tanny's - Santa Monica, CA 131½ 190 200 250 640 1
Dick Bachtell York Barbell Club - York, PA   185 185 245 615 2
Paul Sloope Charlotte, NC   ~?~ ~?~ ~?~ ~?~ 3
Hy Schaffer Adonis Club - Brooklyn, NY   190 195 240 375 4
Lightweight Class
Tony Terlazzo York Barbell Club - York, PA   250 240 310 800 1
Irving Tepper Apollo Club   ~?~ ~?~ ~?~ 560 2
Earl Radke Nashville, TN   ~?~ ~?~ ~?~ 555 3
Lester Owens     ~?~ ~?~ ~?~ ~?~ 4
Middleweight Class
John Terpak York Barbell Club - York, PA   250* 250 300 800 1
Vernon Schwenke Fort Knox, KY 162¼ ~?~ 215 ~?~ 745 2
Rudolph Sablo Titan Weightlifting Assoc. - New York   ~?~ 230 ~?~ 710 3
* - JOHN TERPAK - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD PRESS - 250
Lightheavyweight Class
Bill Bush Cincinnatti, OH 165½ 235 230 290 755 1
Ellwood Holbrook Watsonville YMCA - Watsonville, CA   205 220 295 720 2
Gord Venables York Barbell Club - York, PA 180¾ 220 210 280 710 3
Sam Azhderian San Pedro, CA 178¼ 230 200 270 700 4
Bob Hise Fry Institute - Chattanooga, TN   210 ~?~ ~?~ ~?~ 5
Heavyweight Class
Frank Shofro Rolla, MO 256¾ 280 240 330 850 1
Bill Curry Fort Benning, GA 197   250 240 300 790 2

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