2016 Inductees

Class of 2016 – December 24, 2016

John Buckreis

John Buckreis

"St. Nicholas of the 21st Century"
Merrifield, Virginia
1930 - Current
International Santa Claus Hall of Fame - December 2016
John Buckreis, “Dr. John,” has known Santa Claus his whole ...
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William  Wincapaw

William Wincapaw

"The Flying Santa"
Penobscot Bay, Maine
1885 - 1947
International Santa Claus Hall of Fame - December 2016
William Wincapaw had been a pioneer in the early days of aviation ...
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James Dyer

James Dyer

"The Pastoral Santa"
Wake Forest, North Carolina
1946 - Current
International Santa Claus Hall of Fame - December 2016
James Dyer first donned the Red Suit in 1975. Dyer is ...
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Richard Brookins

Richard Brookins

"The American St. Nick"
Rochester, New York
1922 - Current
International Santa Claus Hall of Fame - December 2016
Richard Brookins first portrayed St. Nicholas during World War II. In ...
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