Victor W. Kreiter

Class of 1939 / Inducted 1988 / Football

Victor W. Kreiter was a native of Galion, Ohio. The 1988 Emory & Henry Sports Hall of Fame inductee was a standout athlete on the gridiron.

Kreiter led the Wasps in tackles and served as team captain while playing football for E&H during the 1930s. He helped to coach the freshman football team his senior year. In 1940, he was recruited to play tackle with the Richmond Arrows.

Kreiter spent his professional career devoted to teaching, coaching, and administration in the Virginia public schools. He taught and coached in Chase City, Crewe and Pulaski before serving as principal of Highland Springs High School for 18 years. Kreiter coached football and baseball.

Kreiter was elected to the Henrico County Board of Supervisors in 1975 and served a four-year term as chairman and vice-chairman. He was involved in civic affairs, especially Rotary, serving as president of the Sandston club, and was an active Kiwanis member in Pulaski. In addition, Kreiter also was a member of the Henrico Republican Committee and Sandston Presbyterian church.

Victor W. Kreiter died at the age 77 on July 12, 1990.