A memorial to members of the society who’ve made notable contributions to
our society and the memory of Jules Verne.
- Brian Taves (2019), A Jules Verne film & television scholar, our fifth President, and Editor of the Palik Series.
- Tom McCormick (2012), A man who was passionate about Mysterious Island.
- Norman Wolcott (2011), A man who helped us to understand the Victorian era translators.
He also worked with Project Gutenberg to improve the quality of Jules Verne material
- Walter James Miller (2010), The man who revealed back in the mid 1960s to the English
reading public the atrocities committed by Verne’s Victorian era translators.
- Sidney Kravitz (2009), A member whose knowledge and generosity regarding “The
Mysterious Island” knew no bound.
- Edward Palik (2009), Benefactor of the society in regards to our efforts to publish
untranslated works into English for the first time, our Palik Series
is named in his honor.
- Betty Harless (2008), One of the society’s founders and our first Vice President.
- Dr. Zvi Har’El (2008), Founder of the Jules Verne Forum, a means of bringing Jules
Verne Fans around the world together.
- Prof. Robert Pourvoyeur (2007), Scholar in the theatrical aspects of Verne’s
- Prof. Stanford Luce (2007), Wrote the first Ph.D. thesis on Verne in 1953. Translated
the novels “The Mighty Orinoco”, “The Kip Brothers” into
English for the first time. As well as a new translation of “The Begum’s Fortune”.
- Henry Sharton (2000), One of the society’s founders and our first Secretary
and later our second President.