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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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Minutes
of the
84th Annual Convention of the Texas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy


Austin, Texas

3-5 Oct 1980


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



In Memoriam [p. 23]

Mrs. Harold Brown
Real Daughter

Mrs. R. E. Shepherd
Real Daughter


[Chapter Report - p. 79]


Number of Members - 70

Meetings: 4th Saturday of each month at 2 p.m.

Officers:

Mrs. P. S. Reed - President
Mrs. R. W. Elliott - Vice President
Mrs. E. L. Safford - 2nd Vice President
Mrs. W. H. Farmer - Recording Secretary
Mrs. K. Arnold - Corresponding Secretary
Mrs. J. B. Wallace - Treasurer
Mrs. S. L. Spuhler - Registrar
Mrs. A. H. Hurst - Historian
Mrs. J. C. Burns - Recorder of Military Crosses
Miss Virginia O'Bryan - Chaplain
Mrs. Janet Elliott Cain - Parliamentarian
Mrs. R. E. Ballanfant - Custodian

5 new members.

Monthly meetings followed Historian General's program. We thoroughly enjoyed a film on "Fabled Plantations of Louisiana" and personal reminiscences of an old-fashioned Christmas by Mr. Stafford, our Historian's husband.

We honored our Real Daughters at a luncheon in February.

All dues and assessments were paid by March 1, 1980.

2 supplemental lines were sent in.

A donation was made to the Memorial Building in Richmond, VA.

Chapter has the Corinne Cant Scholarship and donates to Division and District Scholarships, also to the Randolph Relief Fund.

4 insignia were ordered.

The Chapter had a joint meeting with Jefferson Davis Chapter.

3 members attended the Division Convention.

All SCV and UDC deceased members of local chapters were honored at our Annual Memorial Service in April.

Our Spring Outing was a day trip to Richmond, Texas for lunch and a visit to the new Confederate Museum there.

Historical talks were given by two members to church and school groups.

Mrs. Janet E. Cain, President

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