Louise Hunt and Janet Milne, late 1930s, at the Petrova Rink. Adirondack Daily Enterprise, December 15, 2001 Born: c. 1910




Louise Hunt was a speed skater from Ray Brook, New York, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I. B. Hunt, Sr. She had the misfortune to be skating at the same time as North American speed skating champion Janet Milne. She attended Syracuse University on scholarships, where she studied Applied Arts in the School of Home Economics; she was named co-directress of the Syracuse Winter Carnival.

The Record- Post Ausable Forks, NY, February 3, 1937

Saranac Lake Girl Wins Championship

Janet Milne, Saranac Lake high school skater, won the Mohawk valley championship, at a meet in Albany last Friday night when she earned the women's honors by defeating Louise Hunt also of Saranac Lake,in a special 440-yard skate off. Janet won the 880 while her school companion was victorious in the 220.