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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
105th Annual Convention of the Texas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy®

Doubletree - San Antonio, Texas
4-7 October 2001

Mrs. Deena Harrison Dark, President
Mrs. Sandi Sprawls, Recording Secretary

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

Number of members: 20


Mrs. Carolyn Farmer - President
Mrs. Len Hicks - Vice President
Mrs. Minalee Ferguson - Recording Secretary
Mrs. Marie McDaniel - Treasurer
Mrs. Carolyn Farmer - Registrar
Mrs. Lee Etta Sloan - Historian
Mrs. Patsy Silva - Recorder of Military Service Awards
Mrs. Gem Smith - Chaplain

Historical: The Chapter members devoted 24 hours toward preservation of Confederate History; $34 to Confederate Museum; presented 2 Historian General programs; purchased 5 25-year pins.

Educational: Donated $17 to Division, $20 to District I and $10 to Chapter Scholarships; presented on $250 Chapter Scholarship; 1 subscription to Division Newsletter; 1 member attended District I Workshop; 1 Division Minute Book purchased.

Benevolent: Contributed $10 to General and $10 to District I Randolph Relief Funds; 5 cards mailed to Randolph Relief Recipients; 3 cards sent to Real Daughters.

Memorial: $45 contributed to Confederate Memorial Service at Houston's Washington Cemetery; $5 contributed to District I Annual Memorial Service conducted at Workshop; 30 Confederate Flags were placed on graves.

Patriotic: 60 U.S. Flags placed on veterans' graves; 35 U.S. Flags flown by members; 36 books and 2 visits to VA Hospital.

Miscellaneous: 1 member attended General Convention; Chapter has yearbook and scrapbook; 1 newsletter mailed.

Bonus Items: Per capita taxes paid timely; chapter reports submitted timely; 1 member reinstated; Chapter subscribed to Division Newsletter. Celebrating 100 years of service to the UDC.

Carolyn Farmer, President

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