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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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Proceedings
of the
69th Annual Convention of the Texas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy

Brownsville, Texas
11, 12 & 13 May 1965

Oran M. Roberts Chapter, No. 440, Houston, Texas
Chartered: February 20, 1901 (sic)


[Chapter Report - p. 92-93]


Time of regular Chapter meetings: Fourth Thursday in Month

Officers:

Mrs. Ben H. Clark - President
Mrs. R. B. Heath - 1st Vice President
Mrs. Katie Brown - 2nd Vice President
Mrs. Jack Allen - 3rd Vice President
Mrs. Lloyd Crowell - Recording Secretary
Mrs. R. P. Stoltje - Treasurer
Mrs. Preston Boyter - Registrar
Mrs. R. A. Whatley - Historian
Mrs. Hal Ferrell - Corresponding Secretary
Mrs. Earl Maughmer, Sr. - Recorder of Crosses
Mrs. Viola Heiman - Custodian
Mrs. R. M. Bellew, Parliamentarian
Mrs. Margaret Hinderliter - Chaplain


All dues and assessments sent to Division Treasurer by March 1, 1965. Contributions made to Division and General.

Nine business and historical meetings held following Historian Generals program. Observed Confederate and Honor days. Press releases on chapter activities 280 inches, 2 pictures.

Four books on Southern subjects, using UDC bookplates.

Prizes given to school for essays four. One Jeff Davis Medal given.

President pin purchased.

Our Yearbook took 2nd place at convention. Have a Centennial Scrapbook.

Representation at District meeting seven. Division Convention, three.

Attended dedication of World Cloak in Sharpstown. Took part in dedication of marker placed in Baytown for Bayland Orphans Home.

One hundred percent membership subscription to UDC Magazine, 54 in all.

Sponsored two book reviews, games party, Christmas party and several projects for raising money. Visited 8 shut-ins distributing gifts and flowers.

Celebrated our Anniversary with a lovely luncheon for our Real Daughters, 8 Real Daughters attended.

Chartered a bus to attend the Convention in Brownsville in May.

We sponsor a children's chapter, the David O'Dodd.

We hold a Memorial Service each year on Memorial Day honoring our departed daughters and decorate their graves with flags.

Mrs. Ben H. Clark, President

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