Oregon Society Past Presidents

The most recent last two past State Presidents, who are members in good standing, are members of the Board of Managers (Article IV, Section 2., ORSSAR Constitution).

  • 2015-2017: David Devin, Republic Chapter
  • 2014-2015: Johnny D. Alexander, Republic Chapter
  • 2011-2013: Eugene Melvin, Lewis & Clark Chapter
  • 2009-2011: Johnny D. Alexander, Republic Chapter
  • 2008-2009: Donald B. Thomas, Southern Oregon Chapter
  • 2007-2008: Willis D. Meisenheimer, Republic Chapter
  • 2006-2007: Bernard Allen Smith, III*, Lewis & Clark Chapter
  • 2005-2006: Calvin W. Hurd*, Central Coast Chapter
  • 2004-2005: Charles E. Nelson, Lewis & Clark Chapter
  • 2003-2004: Rola A. Cook*, Lewis & Clark Chapter
  • 2002-2003: Andrew H. Pettis, Lewis & Clark Chapter
  • 2001-2002: Robert A. Bogardus, Jr., Lewis & Clark Chapter
  • 2000-2001: James H. Ives, Central Coast Chapter
  • 1999-2000: William E. Dunn, Jr.*, Lewis & Clark Chapter
  • 1998-1999: Rev. Herbert E. Morris, Lewis & Clark Chapter
  • 1997-1998: Larry H. Mylnechuk, Lewis & Clark Chapter
  • 1996-1997: Earl MacPherson*, Southern Oregon Chapter
  • 1995-1996: James G. Yaple, Lewis & Clark Chapter
  • 1993-1995: Leslie B. Freeman, Central Coast Chapter
  • 1992-1993: Rev. Wendell B. Tamburro*, Eugene Chapter
  • 1991-1992: Keith L. Miller, Sr., Lewis & Clark Chapter
  • 1990-1991: Jay M. Balfour, Lewis & Clark Chapter
  • 1989-1990: Judge Robert S. Thompson*, Republic Chapter
  • 1988-1989: Lee C. Tower*,
  • 1987-1988: Raymond Kermit Thompson*, William Cannon Chapter
  • 1985-1987: Dr. Forrest Blodgett*, Republic Chapter
  • 1984-1985: Stanley A. Norton*,
  • 1983-1984: Frank G. Stonesifer*,
  • 1982-1983: Leroy E. Finch*,
  • 1981-1982: Robert H. Haxen*, William Cannon Chapter
  • 1980-1981: Theodore R. Roberts*
  • 1979-1980: Rev. James B. Hoge, Jr., Republic Chpater
  • 1978-1979: Rev. Mervin P. Foley*,
  • 1977-1978: Edgar A. Taylor*,
  • 1974-1977: Herbert W. White, Jr.*,
  • 1972-1974: Rev. Ralph H. Richardson*,
  • 1970-1972: J. Mark Farris*,
  • 1968-1970: Frank H. Hilton*,
  • 1966-1968: Joseph Cromwell Long*,
  • 1964-1966: Dr. Penn C. Crum*,
  • 1963-1964: Gilbert A. Brown*,
  • 1962-1963: Marshall N. Dana*,
  • 1961-1962: Robert R. Carter*,
  • 1960-1961: Sylvan D. West*,
  • 1959-1960: Lew Wallace*,
  • 1958-1959: Walter H. Jones*,
  • 1956-1958: Ernest C. Potts*,
  • 1955-1956: Harry J. Beeman*,
  • 1953-1955: Dr. Burt Brown Barker*,
  • 1952-1953: Maj. Paul Hathaway*,
  • 1950-1952: Col. H. D. Bagnall*,
  • 1949-1950: Col. C. R. Hotchkiss*,
  • 1948-1949: Harold J. Warner*,
  • 1947-1948: William Bittle Wells*,
  • 1946-1947: Robert O. Boyd*,
  • 1944-1946: Walter S. Bear*,
  • 1943-1944: Karl Vincent Pease*,
  • 1942-1943: Sherwood L. Kretsinger*,
  • 1941-1942: Judge John H. Hendrickson*,
  • 1940-1941: Rev. Sherman L. Devine*,
  • 1939-1940: Quincy Scott*,
  • 1938-1939: France S. Ganett*,
  • 1937-1938: Alfred Parker*,
  • 1936-1937: George D. Dryer*,
  • 1935-1936: Ernest C. Willard*,
  • 1934-1935: Will H. Ross*
  • 1933-1934: Irving Rand*
  • 1932-1933: Judge Robert Tucker*
  • 1930-1932: Henry M. Thomlinson*
  • 1929-1930: Amedee M. Smith*
  • 1927-1929: Robert E. Smith*
  • 1926-1927: Benjamin A. Thaxter*
  • 1921-1926: B. B. Beekman*
  • 1906-1921: Judge Wallace McCament*
  • 1904-1906: Col. Thomas M. Anderson*
  • 1899-1904: George H. Williams*
  • 1891-1899: Col. Thomas M. Anderson*
* Deceased