Class of 1999
Contributor to the Sport,
Influence on the Sport
A 1957 graduate of Indiana University, Dick has been a major
driving force in archery since 1966, when he first began
advertising and promotional work for Fred Bear and Bear Archery.
He also spent over 23 years heading up in-house
advertising and public relations for Bear Archery. From
the day he was introduced to archery, he has given 110% of his
efforts to the industry and the sport.
Because of his interest in the U. S. Space Program he authored
several books about it including, All We Did Was Fly to the
Moon and Space Station Friendship. These are two of
his books that are sold at space centers and museums around the
country. He is also a Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society, London, England.
Notes of Interest
President, Archery Hall of Fame, 2008-2009
Author of Best-Selling I Remember Papa Bear, 2004,
and Hunt with Fred Bear, 2005
Began Archery Career as Fred Bear's Advertising and Sales
Promotion Manager in 1966 and Served 23 Years
Founder and Executive Director, Fred Bear Sports Club, 1972
Television Chairman and Communications Committee
Co-Chairman, International Association of Fish & Wildlife
Vice President, The Archery Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc.,
2001 thru 2007
President/CEO, Archery Manufacturers & Merchants
A Walk in the Woods with "Papa Bear"
see memorial tributes
Dick hunting with "Papa Bear"
Dick Mauch hunts with Dick Lattimer
Joe Engle, Ted Nugent and Dick
follow links for tributes to Dick
Remembering Dick Lattimer