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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
98th Annual Convention of the Texas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy®

Sheraton Tyler Hotel - Tyler, Texas
29 Sept - 2 Oct 1994

Sherry Davis (Mrs. R. G.), President
Mrs. Fred K. Dodge, Recording Secretary


Oran M. Roberts Chapter, No. 440, Houston
Chartered 19 February 1901


In Memoriam [p. 64]
Eva Estelle Chadwick McClure (Mrs. Levi G.)
[Died: 6 Sep 1994]


Number of Members: 32


Officers:

Janet Cain - President
Carolyn Farmer - Vice President
Len Hicks - 2nd Vice President
Minalee Ferguson - Recording & Corresponding Secretary
Marie McDaniel - Treasurer
Gem Smith - Registrar
Verna Floyd - Historian
Maudie Heath - Recorder of Crosses
Janet Cain - Custodian
Janie Wallace - Chaplain
Margaret Goodwin - Parliamentarian


We have 6 real granddaughters. Per capita and all reports filed on time. Members attended Division Convention and District Workshop. 1 member served as Division Historian.

Historical: 7 members attended the Confederate Heroes Day Celebration at the Confederate Museum in Richmond, Texas. 1 member made a replica of the 11th Infantry flag for the Division President's Flag preservation project. 3 Winnie Davis Medals were presented. $100 donated for the restoration of Confederate monuments. Chapter has yearbook, scrapbook and newsletter.

Educational: Awarded 1 $300 scholarship, Chapter members gave educational programs at each meeting, President General's message read at each meeting, donated 2 books to the Confederate Museum, Richmond, Texas, with Chapter bookplate. Donated 1 book to Clayton Library. Made contribution to the Harold B. Simpson Confederate Research Center, donated to the Division Scholarship Fund, offered $15 for historical essay.

Benevolent: Made donation to Randolph Relief Fund, send Christmas cards to each recipient with $1 enclosed, Texas and Confederate flags flown on special days, flags placed on Confederate graves on Memorial Day, President attended the gravemarking of George W. Moore in Woodville, Texas. Also attended the rededication of monument at Indian Village, Livingston, Texas, April 26, 1994. Chapter sponsors annual Confederate Memorial Service in April and hosted the Chapters 83rd Anniversary Luncheon in February.

Janet Cain, President

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