Grand Marshals (1890 – 2018) Tournament of Roses Parade

Grand Marshals of the Tournament of Roses Parade

Since the very first Rose Parade which was held in 1890, every year, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association selects and announce the Grand Marshal for the Rose Parade.

The Grand Marshals for the 2018 Rose Parade is yet to be announced.

I am sure you might be wanting to know about names of Grand Marshal’s of the Parade for all these 127 previous years.

Grand Marshals of the Rose Parade from 1890 :

1890 – Dr. Francis F. Rowland
1891 – No Grand Marshal
1892 – Dr. Francis F. Rowland
1893 – No Grand Marshal
1894 – Dr. Francis F. Rowland
1895 – Dr. Henry H. Sherk
1896 & 1897 – Edwin Stearns
1898 & 1899 – Martin H. Weight
1900 & 1901 – Charles Daggett
1902 & 1903 – C. C. Reynolds
1904 & 1905 – Dr. Francis F. Rowland
1906 – John B. Miller
1907 & 1908 – Dr. Ralph Skillen
1909 – Walter S. Wright
1910 – Dr. Francis F. Rowland & Prof. Charles F. Holder
1911 – Dr. Ralph Skillen
1912 – E. H. Groenendyke
1913 – Leigh Guyer
1914 – Charles Daggett
1915 – M. S. Pashgian
1916 – Dr. Francis F. Rowland
1917 – Dr. C. D. Lockwood
1918 – Dr. Z. T. Malaby
1919 – Frank Hunter
1920 – Frank G. Hogan
1921 – W. A. Boucher
1922 – Harold Landreth
1923 – H.L. Gianetti
1924 – Col. George S. Parker
1925 – Lewis H. Turner
1926 – Col. L. J. Mygatt
1927 – Dr. C.D. Lockwood
1928 – John McDonald
1929 – Marco Hellman
1930 – James Rolph
1931 – Gen. Charles S. Farnsworth
1932 – William May Garland
1933 – Mary Pickford
1934 – Adm. William Sims
1935 – Harold Lloyd
1936 – James V. Allred
1937 – Eugene Biscailuz
1938 – Leo Carrillo
1939 – Shirley Temple (1928–2014)
1940 – Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy
1941 – E. O. Nay
1942 – Kay Kyser
1943 – Earl Warren (1891–1974)
1944 – Amos Alonzo Stagg
1945 – Herbert Hoover
1946 – Adm. William Halsey
1947 – Bob Hope
1948 – Gen. Omar Bradley
1949 – Perry Brown
1950 – Paul G. Hoffman
1951 – Corporal Robert S. Gray (For General Dwight D. Eisenhower)
1952 – Medal of Honor Men: Major Carl Sitter, Captain Lewis Millett, Lieutenant Stanley Adams, Lieutenant Thomas Hudner, Captain Raymond Harvey, Sergeant Ernest Kouma & Sergeant Joseph C. Rodriguez
1953 – Senator and Vice President-elect Richard M. Nixon (1913–1994)
1954 – General William F. Dean
1955 – Chief Justice Earl Warren
1956 – Charles E. Wilson
1957 – Eddie Rickenbacker
1958 – Robert Gordon Sproul
1959 – E. L. “Bob” Bartlett
1960 – Vice President Richard M. Nixon
1961 – William F. Quinn
1962 – Albert D. Rosellini
1963 – Dr. William H. Pickering
1964 – President Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890–1969)
1965 – Arnold Palmer
1966 – Walt Disney
1967 – Thanat Khoman
1968 – Senator Everett Dirksen
1969 – Bob Hope (1903-2003)
1970 – Apollo 12 Astronauts: Alan L. Bean, Charles Conrad, Jr. & Richard F. Gordon, Jr.
1971 – Reverend Billy Graham
1972 – Lawrence Welk
1973 – John Wayne
1974 – Charles M. Schulz
1975 – Hank Aaron
1976 – Kate Smith
1977 – Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
1978 – Former President Gerald Ford
1979 – Lathrop K. Leishman
1980 – Frank Sinatra
1981 – Lorne Greene
1982 – James Stewart
1983 – Merlin Olsen
1984 – Danny Kaye
1985 – Lee A. Iacocca
1986 – Erma Bombeck
1987 – Pelé
1988 – Gregory Peck
1989 – Shirley Temple Black
1990 – Senator John Glenn
1991 – Bob Newhart
1992 – His Grace Cristobol Colon (descendant of Christopher Columbus) & Congressman Ben Nighthorse Campbell
1993 – Angela Lansbury
1994 – William Shatner
1995 – Juan “Chi-Chi” Rodríguez
1996 – Kermit the Frog
1997 – Carl Lewis & Shannon Miller
1998 – Carol Burnett
1999 – Buzz Aldrin, Shirley Temple Black, Jackie Robinson (posthumously) & David L. Wolper
2000 – Roy E. Disney
2001 – Tom Brokaw
2002 – Regis Philbin
2003 – Bill Cosby, Art Linkletter & Fred Rogers
2004 – John Williams
2005 – Mickey Mouse
2006 – Justice Sandra Day O’Connor
2007 – George Lucas
2008 – Emeril Lagasse
2009 – Cloris Leachman
2010 – Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger III
2011 – Paula Deen
2012 – J. R. Martinez
2013 – Jane Goodall
2014 – Vin Scully
2015 – Louis Zamperini
2016 – Ken Burns
2017 – Janet Evans, Allyson Felix, Greg Louganis
2018 – Yet to be Announced

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