h. willis nichols, jr.
As a director and officer of a number of Standardbred organizations, Colonel Harold Willis Nichols was co-operator (with wife Katherine H. Edwards Nichols) of Walnut Hall Farm in Lexington, Kentucky. An accomplished amateur driver, Nichols was involved as a director of the Lexington Trots Breeders Association for forty years, being the board chairman at the time of his death. He was also board chairman of the Grand Circuit, a member of The Hambletonian and Little Brown Jug Societies, and was president for thirty years of the Horseman Publishing Company. He was a trustee emeritus of The Trotting Horse Museum/Hall of Fame of the Trotter, now known as the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, as well as a trustee of the Stable of Memories in Lexington. Col. Nichols died July 14, 1985 in Easthampton, Long Island, New York.
Published in the Harness Racing Museum's 1994 book, The Immortals