Bud Moore rowed for champion Husky crew


January 10, 2024

Bud Reynolds wearing letter sweater from UW.

Bill Reynolds

MOORE HUSKY HIGHLIGHTS–University of Washington athletics has been much in the news lately with national coverage of the Husky football team and release of the movie "The Boys in the Boat." La Conner's Bud Moore is part of the school's rich sports tradition, having rowed for a title-winning UW crew in the 1950s.

During his many years of local public service, both as La Conner's mayor and president of the Chamber of Commerce, Bud Moore often showed a knack for getting people to pull together in support of major projects.

Construction of the public restrooms on First Street and the major renovation of Maple Hall into a multi-event community center are just two examples.

Now an active and energetic nonagenarian, Moore embraced that sense of teamwork while attending the University of Washington, where he was a champion oarsman under famed Husky coach Al Ulbrickson, a key figure in "The Boys in the Bo...

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