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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
86th Annual Convention of the Texas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy

Waco, Texas

22-24 Oct 1982

Oran M. Roberts Chapter, No. 440, Houston
Chartered: February 22, 1901 (sic)

[Chapter Report - p. 91]

Number of Members - 65

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


Mrs. W. H. Farmer - President
Mrs. R. B. Heath - Vice President
Mrs. A. H. Hurst - 2nd Vice President
Miss Eddie Lee Adair - Recording Secretary
Mrs. Janet E. Cain - Corresponding Secretary
Mrs. Burney H. Goodwin - Treasurer
Mrs. L. B. Simmons - Registrar
Mrs. J. W. McDaniel - Historian
Miss Virginia P. O'Bryan - Recorder of Military Crosses
Mrs. P. S. Reed - Chaplain

Members include 3 Real Daughters.

Dues and assessments were paid on time. Contributions were made to General and Division projects. One book, "Confederate Monuments" was purchased and one book donated to the Library.

The Chapter has a Scholarship Fund and awarded two scholarships.

Our meetings follow the Historian General's program outline. Special programs included a presentation on Southern Music and Correct use of Confederate Flags.

We honored our Real Daughters with a luncheon. Memorial Day services were conducted with the UDC Chapters and SCV Camps participating. Exhibits were arranged in our Houston and Pasadena libraries to commemorate Texas Confederate Heroes Day. Three historical talks were made by members.

The Chaptered offered one essay award and one entry. Five members attended the Division Convention and the District I Workshop. The Chapter supports SCV functions.

Two Confederate graves were located and will be marked.

Mrs. Jane Rogers Reed, President

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