Photo of Jim Bufton  *

Jim Bufton *Jim Bufton *

Photo of Jim Bufton  *
School: Benson Graduation Year: 1956

Year Inducted: 2015

Sports Played: Cross Country, Track and Field

High School Honors: 4-year Cross Country letterman, Oregon State Champion senior year, set course record of 9:17.7. 3-year Track letterman, set junior Oregon AAU Mile record; finished 3rd in Oregon State mile run as a senior.

Post High School Career: Coached ASA boys baseball and girls softball for 30 years; Served in the Air National Guard for 10 years. Owner, operator Airaway Sanivend vending business, 30 years. Worked at Precision Cast Parts and the Portland Bolt Company. Married, three children. Died in 2000.

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