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ARTICLE_DESCRIPTION <img title=" " hspace="4" alt=" " vspace="1" align="left" width="62" height="75" src="/lochist/userfiles/images/resized/barborshop_63x75.jpg" />Springfield's Barbershoppers' chorus competed in a contest in Washington D. C. in 1954.&nbsp;
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Barbershoppers' Chorus

 From Bias magazine, June 22, 1954, page 13.

"Springfield's Barbershoppers' chorus is shown here outside the House of Representatives chamber in Washington during the singers' recent trip to a national contest there.  In the front row (from left) are arranger S. K. Grundy, Congressman Dewey Short, of Galena; Director Bion McCurry, and Congressman William Tuck, of Virginia, a friend of Mr. Short's.  Second row (same order): Virgil Williams, Herbert Wall, Leonard White, Glen White, Harry Shanks, Joe Delzell, Keith Keltner, Carl Ring, Roy Cantrell and Clyde Dennis.  Third row: Herbert Bruner, L. McGibboney, Frank Scroggs, Brian Berti, Harold Casey, B. O. Smith and Bill Killian.  Fourth row: Clifford Patterson, Marvin Stephens, Larry Reed, Jim Rountree, Norman Shryer, M. Scroggins, Dr. W.J. Marshall, Jim Scroggins, and Paul Shelton.  Fifth row: Henry Bodanske, Clure Nichols, Ben Gold, Hugh Hembrey, Sam Pilkington, George Robinson and Bill Mauck.  Back row: J. Alexander, Larry Hedgepeth, Hugh Dennis, Bob Britton, Ray Love and Keith Young."

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