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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
106th Annual Convention of the Texas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy®

Hilton Hotel - Waco, Texas
26-29 September 2002

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: Chapter members devoted 50 hours toward preservation of Confederate History; $175 to Confederate Museum Fund of restoration of Oran M. Roberts vest; present two Historian General programs; purchased 2 25-year membership insignias; presenting a total of 7 insignias at the 100th year anniversary luncheon.

EDUCATIONAL: Donated $15 to District I Scholarship; 1 member attended District I Meeting and conducted annual District Memorial Service; 2 members attended 2 Division Workshops.

BENEVOLENT: Contributed $10 each to Division and District I Randolph Relief funds; five cards mailed to Randolph Relief Recipients; 2 cards sent to Real Daughters.

MEMORIAL: $10 contributed to Division Plaque Restoration Fund; $60 contributed to Confederate Memorial Service at Houston's Washington Cemetery with 3 members attending; one member visited 4 battlefields, placed 24 Confederate flags on graves.

PATRIOTIC: 12 U.S. Flags placed on Veteran' graves; 8 flags flown on 5 holidays, most flown 365 days; 1 visit and 28 books donated to Houston Veteran's Hospital; $40 donated to September 11th Relief Fund.

MISCELLANEOUS: 1 Confederate history review; 2 attended Division Convention; Chapter maintains Yearbook and Scrapbook; 2 newsletters mailed to members

BONUS ITEMS: Per capita taxes and most reports submitted timely.

Carolyn Farmer, President

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