Inductee for 2011

David C. Spraker

February 15, 1847-August 8, 1933

1886 Promoted natural gas dilling in Howard County ans was Vice President of Kokomo Natural Gas & Oil Company

1892 Was instrumental in bringing Elwood Haynes, Field Superintendent of the Natural Gas Company, to Kokomo

1895 Organized Kokomo Rubber Company and became its' first President which he held until 1917

Manufactured rubber specialties, bicycle and carriage tires

Served as Howard County Treasurer and served on the Board of Directors of Citizens National Bank of Kokomo