2012 SOMERSET COUNTY FAIR
JAMES R WILTROUT
James R Wiltrout is a 1951 graduate of Somerset Area High School. He and his wife, the former Shirley Stanley, have been married for 59 years. The couple have three children, Vicky Vreeland, Cindy Kamalsky, and John Wiltrout. James and Shirley also have six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
A Korean War Veteran (1953-1957), James is a member of the Meyersdale Grace Brethren Church, where he serves as a trustee. He retired from Penelec after 38 years of employment. However, he continues to use his electrician skills within the local community, and currently serves as the Somerset County Fair electrician, a position he has maintained for the last 45 years.
James has served as a fair board member for over 40 years and is presently serving as a Honorary Life Member of the Somerset County Fair.