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General Secretaries and Presidents of the ITF 1896-2010

President

period

General Secretary*

period

Tom Mann (British)

1896-1901

Ben Tillett (British)

1896

 

1904

Robert Peddie (British)

1896

Tom Chambers (British)

1901-1904

Tom Chambers (British)

1896-1904

Ben Tillett (British)

 

Ben Tillett (British)

1904

Hermann Jochade (German)

1904-1916

Hermann Jochade (German)

1904-1916

   

Edo Fimmen (Dutch)

1919-1942

Robert Williams (British)

1920-1925

   

Concemore Cramp (British)

1925-1933

   

Charles Lindley (Swedish)

1933-1946

   
   

Jaap Oldenbroek (Dutch)

1942-1950

John Benstead (British) 1946-1947    
Omer Becu(Belgian) 1947-1950    
Robert Bratschi (Swiss) 1950-1954 Omer Becu (Belgian) 1950-1960
Arthur Deakin (British) 1954-1955    
Hans Jahn (German) 1955-1958    
Frank Cousins (British) 1958-1960    
Roger Dekeyzer (Belgian) 1960-1962 Pieter de Vries (Dutch) 1960-1965
Frank Cousins (British) 1962-1965    
Hans Düby 1965-1971 Hans Imhof (Swiss) 1965-1968
    Charles Blyth (British) 1968-1977
Fritz Prechtl (Austrian) 1971-1986    
    Harold Lewis (British) 1977-1993
Jim Hunter (Canadian) 1986-1994    
    David Cockroft (British) 1993-
Eike Eulen (German) 1994-1998    
Umraomal Purohit (Indian) 1998-2006    
Randall Howard
(South African)
2006-    

Sources: Various ITF and Northrup compiled by Bob Reinalda (Nijmegen University).

* Until 1924: International Secretary