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SENIOR NATIONALS
PHILADELPHIA, PA
JUNE 1 - 2, 1956

(FROM IROMAN LIFTING NEWS)
NAME CLUB - CITY   BWT    PRESS  SNATCH  C  &  J  TOTAL Place
123 Lb. Class
Charles T. Vinci, Jr. York Barbell Club 121½ 220 210 260 690 1
Ignacio Suarez Havana, Cuba 122¾ 185 210 255 650 2
Angel Famiglietti Panama 122¼ 195 185 245 625 3
David P. Moyer Reading Barbell Club 122¼ 220 170 245 625 4
Rex Y. Oyafuso Northern Y.M.C.A., Detroit 118   195 185 230 610 5
Rene G. Lebrun Y.M.A.C., Nashua, N.H. 123¼ 190 180 235 605 6
Joseph D. Nieves Cooper A.C. 122¼ 185 175 230 590 7
Dick Ferry Olympic Health Club 119¾ 175 180 225 580 8
Sam L. Ferry Spartan Barbell Club 121¼ 170 180 230 580 9
Jack H. Hughes Akron Y.M.C.A. 121   180 150 205 535 10
132 Lb. Class
Isaac Berger Unattached 130¾ 235 210 275 720 1
Carlos Chavez Panama 131   220 210 250 680 2
James A. Stegman McKeesport Y.M.C.A. 128½ 180 190 255 625 3
Santiago Alvarez Havana, Cuba 131   200 190 235 625 4
Ronald Walters Philadelphia W/L Club 130¾ 190 195 235 620 5
148 Lb. Class
Joseph P. Pitman York Barbell Club 146¾ 230 240 315 785 1
Richard E. Greenawalt Apollo Health Studio 136½ 220 220 300 740 2
Peter J. Talluto, Jr. New Orleans A.C. 145   210 220 290 720 3
Johnny Torres Havana, Cuba 146   230 205 280 715 4
Frank G. Stevens, Jr. Colonna's Gym 145¾ 190 215 280 685 5
Leslie W. Hauserman Olympic Health Club 141   215 200 260 675 6
Anthony J. Zianni McKeesport Y.M.C.A. 146½ 210 190 260 660 7
Al Stepanavage Philadelphia W/L Club 147½ 220 215 --- 435 8
165 Lb. Class
Clement Warner Long Island Weightlifting Club 163¼ 270 250 315 835 1
Richard Giller A.C.M.W.L. 162½ 265 230 310 805 2
Julian Suarez Havana, Cuba 164¼ 240 245 290 775 3
Louis Rieke New Orleans A.C. 164¾ 220 230 300 750 4
Tommy Kono York A.C. of Hawaii 165   290 280 365 570 5
Floyd Despirito Bates Barbell Club 160¾ 245 250 300 495 6
Edward B. Hammond St. Nicholas W/L Club 164¼ 190 --- --- 190 7
181 Lb. Class
James George A.C.M.W.L. 177   260 275 340 875 1
Ralph W. Raymond Y.M.A.C, Nashua, N.H. 180¼ 260 260 325 845 2
Wayne Gaffron McKeesport Y.M.C.A. 176¼ 265 240 310 815 3
Carl Stevens Bates Barbell Club 179   260 240 315 815 4
Wallace B. Underhill Long Island Weightlifting Club 178½ 230 245 330 805 5
Hector Dupux Havana, Cuba 176½ 250 235 305 790 6
Charles A. Staunton New Orleans A.C. 180¾ 230 240 300 770 7
John A. Boccella Conshohocken W/L Club 173½ 225 235 300 760 8
Steve Sakoulos Irving Park Y.M.C.A. 172½ 240 240 --- 480 9
198 Lb. Class
Clyde B. Emrich York Barbell Club 195½ 300 280 375 955 1
Stanley A. Stanzyk York Barbell Club 197   290 295 370 955 2
Steve Klisanin McKeesport Y.M.C.A. 193   270 260 325 855 3
Carmen Abbondanelo Cooper A.C. 190½ 240 250 325 815 4
O. N. Vidal Havana, Cuba 197   265 240 310 815 5
Michael J. Baeli Bates Barbell Club 197   240 240 320 800 6
Gene Bohaty Irving Park Y.M.C.A. 194   255 240 300 795 7
Rosalious H. White Pottstown Y.M.C.A. 194½ 250 230 300 780 8
Heavyweight Class
Paul Anderson Whitfield Health Club 340   400 335* 440# 1175^ 1
John Davis Cooper A.C. 233½ 345 320 380 1045 2
Fred G. Shutz Irving Park Y.M.C.A. 222¼ 300 265 335 900 3
Robert J. Jackson, Jr. Bradford Barbell Club 253   280 265 340 885 4
Leroy Malachi Philadelphia 211¼ 300 250 315 865 5
Adam Swirz McBurney Y.M.C.A. 240¾ 270 245 315 830 6
Thomas Gursky Cooper A.C. 258½ 280 260 340 540 7
* - PAUL ANDERSON - SENIOR WORLD & SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD SNATCH - 335
# - PAUL ANDERSON - SENIOR WORLD & SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD CLEAN & JERK - 440
^ - PAUL ANDERSON - SENIOR WORLD & SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD TOTAL - 1175

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