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Benedict Jablonski

Benedict Jablonski, aka Ben Jason, was a longtime science fiction fan and booster who co-designed the Hugo Award based on a rocket-shaped hood ornament from an Oldsmobile 88[?]. He was also chairman of the 1966 World Science Fiction Convention in Cleveland, Ohio at which Gene Roddenberry previewed the two-hour pilot of his new series, "Star Trek," for SF fans.

He died May 15, 2003 in Ohio at the age of 86.



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