Robert Gaither

Inducted 1999

TSSAA Official 29 Years (1928 – 1957)

Supervisor of OfficialsCentral Tennessee High School Conference 2 Years (1958 1960)

    • Officiated basketball when there was only one official per game
    • “Pistol” was the second individual to become a licensed TSSAA official in 1928 by Mr. J. C. Taylor
    • Officiated numerous district and regional games
    • Honored by the TSSAA in 1953 for having served as an official for at least 25 years—a gold pin was given to him by then TSSAA Executive Secretary A. F. Bridges
    • Received certificates from the TSSAA for 15 and 20 years of officiating service
    • His cousin, Allison Clark, was a finalist for the 1997 AAA Miss Basketball Award and became a college standout at Tennessee Technological University

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