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Carl “Bunny” Meister

Updated: Sep 15, 2022

Bunny graduated from the Haverford School and Trinity College with a BA in history. After college, he spent two years in the US Army stationed in Japan with ASA. Upon his discharge, he spent three years working with Strawbridge and Clothier. Then he owned Strafford Hardware and an Industrial Supply business serving the woodworking, furniture, and cabinet industries. Bunny also worked in real estate with James A. Cochrane, Inc.

His whole life has centered around horses. He started riding before the age of ten and stopped when he was eighty. He fox-hunted that entire time. Bunny served on the Devon Trophy Committee for over fifty years starting with its inception under George Munger. He has also been chairman of the Brandywine Hills Point to Point Committee for over forty years. Further, he served on the Pennsylvania Hunt Cup Committee for over thirty years starting when it was revived and run at its present location. Bunny was also a West Bradford Township Supervisor. Bunny also served on a number of non-profit Boards and is a member of The Chester County Sports Hall of Fame.

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