Armin Jacob "A.J." Kaiser HOF

A. J. Kaiser


1996 HALL OF FAME WINNER Armin Jacob “A.J.” Kaiser (1895-1984) Kaiser was a member of the Young Men’s Christian Association for over fifty years, serving in Piqua as youth director from 1926 through 1940 and then as general secretary through 1960. His work with the youth in Piqua was known throughout the state and culminated with his promotion and leadership of the YMCA’s Camp Wakonda program. During World War II, Kaiser aided servicemen around the world with his constant stream of letters on hometown events. He worked with various post-War veterans programs, as well as serving Piqua as a local historian and civic promoter.