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German American Hall of Fame
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The announcement was made by William Hetzler, chairman of the board of trustees of the German-American Hall of Fame.
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"By inducting Donald J. Trump and John A. Roebling into the German-American Hall of Fame, we are recognizing two great Americans of German ancestry who have truly changed the skylines and landscape of America," said GAMHOF Chairman and Founder William Hetzler.
Photo: Donald J. Trump and William Hetzler, GAMHOF Chairman via GAMHOF
Don Heinrich Tolzmann, Siegfried and Roy and Carl Schurz
"Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn came to America with only their ideas and talents, and created the most visited show in Las Vegas," said William Hetzler, Chairman of the German-American Hall of Fame (GAMHOF), Tuesday at a sold-out banquet in New York.
Siegfried and Roy with Bill Hetzler, at right
There were exuberant cheers mixed with some emotional tears when the legendary duo entered the reception room on the 35th floor of the Oriental Mandarin Hotel. (Photo: Siegfried and Roy with Bill Hetzler
"I served in the military when Elvis Presley was a GI in Germany," Hetzler
said of Presley who also had German roots.
In 1974, Hetzler
purchased a delicatessen that he
expanded into a chain of food stores.
Currently he operates the Hetzler Holding Company, which manages his real estate investments.
From left to right: Ralf G. Bahr (Executive Director, GAMHOF); Steven Busch; August Busch III; and William Hetzler (Chairman, GAMHOF)
St. Louis The founder and Chairman of the German-American Hall of Fame
(GAMHOF), the Honorable William Hetzler
Executive Director and Vice Chairman Ralf G. Bahr visited St. Louis to congratulate the descendants of Adolphus Busch, one of the first ten inductees into the Hall of Fame earlier this year.
Left to Right: StefanGrabherr, Deputy Counsel General; Brian Andersson, NYC Commissioner of Records & Information Services; William O'Brien, Esq., Vice Chair & General Counsel of GAMHO; Thomas Matussek, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany; William Hetzler, Chairman & Founder of GAMHOF; Olivia P. Hetzler, Esq., Vice Chair & Treasurer of GAMHOF; Ralf G. Bahr, Vice Chair of GAMHOF
"By inducting ten truly great and notable Americans into the German-American Hall of Fame," said GAMHOF Founder and Chairman William Hetzler, "the general U.S. public will begin to have a better understanding and appreciation for the irreplaceable contributions of German immigrants to America.
As many as 70 million Americans claim German ancestry, making them the largest ethnic group in the U.S., according to the U.S. Census.
motto will be "Educate and Celebrate,'" added Mr. Hetzler