David Morehouse


Dave was born in New Jersey and received his schooling in Montclair. Following graduation in 1920, Dave moved to Mexico and resided there for over 16 years. Coming to Wallace, Idaho in 1946, he has left a special mark on North Idaho athletics and athletes ever since.

A 36-year perfect attendance mark in Kiwanis, and advisor for more than 30 years of the Key Club, official scorekeeper and timer at all home athletic contests since 1952, are just a few of his ac­complishments. Combined with Norm Sather to construct Sather athletic field in Wallace, manag­ing the project for 20 years.

Chaired local high school sports banquet for 20 years, twice named Booster of the Year locally and was named Idaho Booster of the Year. Handled financial sales of tickets for sports events, and Vandal Booster member for 36 years and named Honorary Alumnus of the University of Idaho. Founded the Wallace Little League and Babe Ruth League, and the Babe Ruth League field was named after Dave in 1984. He served as Kiwanis Lt. Governor, and last year received Distinguished Service Award from IHSAA. Dave has spent the past 30 years taking two seniors on two-week trips throughout the United States to acquaint them with our great country and at his own expense has added so much to the education of these youngsters. Surely Dave Morehouse has left his mark on the State of Idaho.

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