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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
77th Annual Convention of the Texas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy


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

In Memoriam

Eugenia M. Gazettte (Mrs. Frank)
[Died: 8 March 1973, Harris Co., TX]

Mrs. Corinne M. Gant
[Died: 25 May 1973, Harris Co., TX]

Mrs. Vera C. Kurtz
[Died: 26 April 1976, Harris Co., TX]

Number of Members: 48


Mrs. R. H. Ballanfant - President
Mrs. M. C. Ferguson - Vice President
Mrs. John L. Howell - 2nd Vice President
Mrs. R. E. Martin - 3rd Vice President
Mrs. Preston Boyter - Recording Secretary
Mrs. R. B. Heath - Treasurer
Mrs. Jack Allen - Registrar
Mrs. Ben H. Clark - Historian
Mrs. R. A. Whatley - Corresponding Secretary
Mrs. Jesse McDaniels - Recorder of Crosses

Honorary Members

Mrs. Adrein Teel
Mrs. Madaline Rose

[Chapter Report]

All dues and assessments paid on time.

Contributions made to General and Division on time.

Nine historical meetings held in member's homes.

Confederate Memorial Day observed on April 29th - 85 attended.

One Historical book written and published by the President on May 17, 1973.

Four books given to library in memory of departed daughters.

One Jefferson Davis Medal presented to President for serving the chapter 10 years.

January 19th, represented the chapter at the Confederate Ball, costume won 1st prize.

Represented the chapter at the George Washington Tea, Mrs. Sam Houston's Birthday and several historical marker dedications.

Two new members, 1 reinstated member, papers being processed on three others all young women, daughters of our members.

I have served my chapter as president for ten years, have worked hard, but have enjoyed every minute of it.

Bess M. Clark (Mrs. Ben H.), President

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