Taxicab Drivers of Ann Arbor


Recollections (1974-1985)

(Alphabetical by First Name, since old-timers often can't recall last names)



A.J. LaLonde (driver and independent taxicab owner)

Alice Navarra (driver, dispatcher, and owner for Yellow Cab)

Barb Brown (driver for Yellow Cab)

Bernice of 2424 Arrowwood (popular taxicab customer)

Beth Dahlberg (driver for Yellow Cab)

Bill Burger (owner with Yellow Cab)

Bill Tomkovic (driver for Yellow Cab)

Billie Hollenbeck (dispatcher for Yellow Cab)

Bob Harris (driver and owner of Yellow Cab #67)

Bob Lewis (driver and owner of Veterans Cab #8)

Bob Neau (dispatcher for Yellow Cab)

Brian Fields (driver for Yellow Cab)

Brian Simmons (driver for Yellow Cab)

Brian Williams (driver for Yellow Cab)

Charlie Belt (driver and owner of Veterans Cab #33 and #64)

Chris Kurtz (driver for Yellow Cab)

Dave Rosenstock (driver for Yellow Cab)

Dean Hoskins (night dispatcher for Veterans Cab)

Deborah Burgoyne (driver and dispatcher for Yellow Cab)

Derby Bar (unique and lively bar on Ann Street)

Dime Lady (popular taxicab customer and employee of Univ. of Mich. Hospital)

Don East (driver and owner of Yellow Cab #59)

Don Harrison (driver and owner with Veterans Cab)

Eleanor Bailey (driver for Yellow Cab)

Eric Cazepis (driver and owner of Yellow Cab #66)

Ernie _?_ (weekend dispatcher, lived on 2nd floor of Veterans Cab office)

Fallen Smith (driver and mechanic for Yellow Cab)

Gene Daniels (owner and mechanic with Yellow Cab)

Gerald Avery (driver and owner with Veterans Cab)

Greg Dahlberg (driver for Yellow Cab)

Hannah Riddering (driver and dispatcher for Yellow Cab)

Howard _?_ (driver Yellow Cab #70, married dispatcher named Pat, moved west)

Jay Kennedy (driver and owner of Veterans Cab #38)

Jeff Clevenger (driver for Yellow Cab, head coach of Yellow Cab softball team)

Jeff Hadden (driver and owner of Yellow Cab #58)

Jim Anissis (driver of Yellow Cab #59)

Jim Grace (driver and owner of Yellow Cab 17)

Jim Prchlik (driver for Yellow Cab)

Joe Belanger (driver for Yellow Cab)

Joe Hatley (answered phones for Veterans Cab)

John Fletcher (driver for Veterans Cab)

John Meyer (driver and owner of Yellow Cab 37)

Laurie Wechter (driver for Yellow Cab)

Les Baker (driver and owner of Yellow Cab #2)

Liz Bell (driver for Yellow Cab #59)

Marilyn Moran (driver for Yellow Cab)

Mary Mehoke (driver and dispatcher for Yellow Cab)

Masao Kon (Veterans Cab dispatcher, driver, and taxicab owner)

Mike McNeely (driver and dispatcher for Yellow Cab)

Pat _?_ (dispatcher Yellow Cab, married driver named Howard, moved west)

Pat Nolan of AAPD (conducted taxi inspections, local celebrity )

Paul Epstein (driver for Yellow Cab)

Paul Zumstein (driver for Yellow Cab)

Ray Keenes (driver for Yellow Cab)

Rick Gies (driver and owner of Veterans Cab #36)

Seth Levine (driver for Yellow Cab)

Shakey Jake (occasional late-night customer, but mostly walked)

Sid Harris (driver for Yellow Cab)

Sue Kline (driver for Yellow Cab)

Sunshine (popular taxicab customer and employee of The Flame bar)

Ted Sylvester (driver for Yellow Cab)

Tim McDermitt (driver for Yellow Cab)

Tom McKinney (driver and owner of Yellow Cab 59)

Tommy Lindamood (dispatcher and owner of Yellow Cab 67)

Torsten Kutsche (driver for Yellow Cab)

Velma Neau (dispatcher for Yellow Cab)

Walt Kies (driver, dispatcher, owner for Yellow Cab)

Will Graff (owner and driver of Yellow Cab #7)





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