Afton Heritage Hall of Fame

Lee R. Call was a humble and dedicated man who made many
contributions to the Town of Afton.

· Mayor of Afton in 1972.  Served as President of both the
Star Valley and Afton Chambers of Commerce.
· Publisher and editor of the Star Valley Independent. 
President of the Wyoming Press Association.
· Air Force pilot during World War II, and served with the
intelligence service during the Korean conflict.
· President of the Afton Lions Club.  Organized the Veterans
of Foreign Wars Post No. 4797.  President and Director of
the Star Valley Development Association.
· Represented Lincoln County for Wyoming’s 75th Anniversary
Commission.  Appointed by Governor Hathaway as a
member of the Wyoming Bicentennial Commission which
represented Wyoming at the U.S. Bicentennial festivities in
Washington D.C.
· Local and Regional Advisory Board Member of Western
Wyoming Mental Health Center, also serving as President
and Vice-president.
· Awarded both “Man of the Year” in 1978 by the Afton
Chamber of Commerce and the “Lifetime Achievement
Award” in 2004 by the Star Valley Historical Society. Edited
and compiled the historical book, Star Valley and its
Communities (1970) and wrote Reflections of the 20th
Century in Star Valley, Wyoming (2000).
Lee R. Call
1918 - 2004