Joseph Triner

The president of the United States Football Association from 1936 to 1938.

Triner was a longtime Illinois soccer official who also served as president of the Sparta SC of Chicago and the Midwest League, and chairman of the Illinois Soccer Commission. He had first become a USFA official when he was elected a vice president in 1932.

He presented the Triner Cup, which was awarded to the winner of annual competition between teams from Canada and the United States in the late 1940s and early 1950s. In the 1950s, he was chairman of the Illinois State Athletic Commission, which regulated activities in that state in various sports, particularly boxing.

Inducted in 1952.