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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
95th Annual Convention of the Texas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy

1991

Oran M. Roberts Chapter, No. 440, Houston
Chartered: 1 February 1901 (sic)



In Memoriam

Mrs. Dannie Joseph DeWalt Robinson (Mrs. Hamp)
[Died: 12 Oct 1990, Fort Bend Co., TX]


Number of Members: 55


Officers:

Carolyn Farmer (Mrs. William H.) - President
Margaret Goodwin (Mrs. Burney) - Vice President
Wanda Trott (Mrs. William) - 2nd Vice President
Maudie Heath (Mrs. Robert) - 3rd Vice President
Len Hicks (Mrs. Frank) - Recording & Corresponding Secretary
Janie Wallace (Mrs. James) - Treasurer
Maudie Heath (Mrs. Robert) - Registrar
Marie McDaniels (Mrs. Jesse) - Historian
Len Hicks (Mrs. Frank) - Recorder of Crosses
Verna Floyd (Mrs. Charles) - Chaplain
Margaret Goodwin (Mrs. Burney) - Parliamentarian


Time of regular Chapter Meetings: 2 pm, 4th Saturday

1 Real Daughter, 10 real granddaughters, 1 new member, 2 CofC transfers in, 2 transfers out, 2 applications pending.

Per capita and all reports filed on time. Sponsored Alfred B. Forbes Chapter 826 CofC, donated $50 to Division and General CofC Conventions; members attended District, Division and General Conventions. Attended Confederate Ball, Confederate Heroes Day services. Sponsored Confederate Memorial Service in April. Attended tea for the President General, Helen R. Ramsey Chapter 2556 Chapter Chartering and Founders Tea; 2 members serve as Division Committee Chairmen. Hosts Real Daughters Luncheon and Chapter Anniversary in February. Chapter participation in District I Magazine Luncheon at General Convention.

13 UDC Magazine subscriptions, 14 insignias purchased, 4 division pins, 4 Winnie Davis Medals bestowed, 1 member presented Jefferson Davis Medal.

Chapter has yearbook and scrapbook. Contributed to General, Division and District Scholarship Funds. Chapter awarded $300 scholarship. Donated $10 Division Museum; $10 Randolph Relief Fund; $70 Honey Springs Monument; President General's message read at each meeting; 25 hours volunteered for research on marking Confederate graves in Spring 1992. Compiled 90-year history scrapbook of Chapter. Celebrated special Confederate days with appropriate observances.

Carolyn Farmer (Mrs. William H.), President

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