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Oran M. Roberts

Oran M. Roberts

Chapter 440

United Daughters of the Confederacy®

Houston, Harris County, Texas

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of the
49th Annual Convention of the Texas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy

Belton, Texas
9-11 October 1945

Oran M. Roberts Chapter, No. 440, Houston
Chartered February 20, 1901

In Memoriam [p. 85]

Mrs. Amelia Wallace

[Chapter Report - p. 123-124]


Mrs. Susan Krick - President
Mrs. W. E. West - 1st Vice President
Mrs. F. Eberspacher - 2nd Vice President
Mrs. Laura Dennis - 3rd Vice President
Mrs. R. T. Hopkins - Recording Secretary
Mrs. W. T. Roberson - Corresponding Secretary
Mrs. A. F. McClellan - Treasurer
Mrs. E. Hammack - Historian
Mrs. Earl Maughmer - Registrar
Mrs. Gean Pool - Custodian
Mrs. R. A. Whatley - Recorder of Crosses

Honorary Members:

Mrs. J. W. Wilkinson
Hon. Lon Smith
Judge Ewing Boyd
Mrs. J. W. Sampson
Mrs. W. S. Webb
Mrs. Ruby Marett
Mrs. Ethel Bruce
Mrs. George McCaine
Mrs. George Perry
Mrs. T. B. Herbert
Mrs. C. C. Cameron
Mrs. R. A. Handy
Mrs. Preston King
Mrs. Margaret McCutcheon
Mrs. Fay Morrison
Mrs. E. C. Brock
Mrs. F. I. Neville
Mrs. B. B. Knolle

Members at last report, 45; new members 4; deceased members, 1; present membership 50; honorary members, 17; tax paid Division (50-cents per member) $22.50; tax paid General (20-cents per member), $9; Curator tax (15-cents per member), $6.75; Texas Museum tax ($1 per Chapter), $1; Texas Room tax ($1 per Chapter), $1; total tax and dues sent Treasurer, $52.75; total amount paid all funds, $52.75.

All Convention pledges paid; $1 books and 217 magazines and 57 quilts sent to Veterans' Hospital; many more quilts in making; 2 benefits held - card party and book review; 272 kit bags for Red Cross; 1,230 hours work to Red Cross; war bonds purchased by members, $3,500; to Red Cross donation, $47.30; $42.50 materials for quilts for Red Cross; Cancer Research, $25; Loving Cup and book to student with best essay on Southern Literature; $50 scholarship to student in University of Houston; car full of clothing to Old Folks Home; gave flowers, cards and gifts to sick members; book bank, $28; 199 magazines to USO; meetings held- 10; 1 WAC in service; large amount clothing given to national clothing drive; 2 wool comforts to needy family; numerous amounts paper, grease and hose to war effort; assisted in every civic, health and war activity; disbursements, $237.08.

New Members

Cotton, Edna May
Cotton, Kathryn
Cotton, Margarite
Triplett, Myrtle, Mrs.


Bender, Emma, Mrs.
Berrelle, Frank, Mrs.
Binda, Martha, Miss
Bottler, Elizabeth, Mrs. (reinstated)
Brown, Mildred, Mrs.
Buckley, Jim, Mrs.
Buchanan, J. E., Mrs.
Campbell, Frank, Mrs.
Clarke, W. F., Mrs.
Cotton, Edna May, Miss
Cotton, Katherine, Miss
Cotton, George E., Mrs.
Cotton, Margaret, Miss
Crawford, Lillian, Mrs.
Dennis, Laura, Mrs.
Eberspacher, Fred, Mrs.
Elliott, M. E., Mrs.
Guild, Charles, Mrs.
Hammack, E. H., Mrs.
Harris, Para Baker, Mrs.
Heinan, Viola, Mrs. (reinstated)
Herbert, L. B., Mrs. (reinstated)
Heyne, W. C., Mrs. (reinstated)
Hobbs, Inza, Mrs.
Hopkins, R. T., Mrs.
Huston, Louise, Mrs.
Hyndman, John, Mrs.
Knolle, B. B., Mrs. (reinstated)
Krick, Susan, Mrs.
Lawrence, A. B., Mrs.
Lawrence, C. V., Mrs.
Maughmer, E. P., Mrs.
McClellan, A. F., Mrs.
Nolan, F. C., Mrs.
Poole, F. M., Mrs.
Roberson, W. L., Mrs.
Robinson, H. C., Mrs.
Rogers, Jane, Miss
Sandland, H. G., Mrs.
Shepherd, R. E., Mrs.
Simon, L. F., Mrs.
Sink, Claude, Mrs.
Staples, A. J., Mrs.
Thompson, Floy, Mrs.
Triplett, R., Mrs.
Turner, Claude, Mrs.
West, Laura, Mrs.
Whatley, R. A., Mrs.
Wilkinson, J. W., Mrs. (reinstated)
Williams, C. O., Mrs.

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