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Texas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy®

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Past Presidents of the Texas Division

Honorary Presidents of Texas Division

Name City Date of Convention Convention Location
Mrs. Katie Cabell Currie Dallas May 15, 1896 Victoria
Mrs. Cornelia Branch Stone Galveston Dec 17, 1897 Galveston
Mrs. Cornelia Branch Stone Galveston Nov 29, 1898 Houston
Mrs. Benedette B. Tobin Austin Nov 29, 1899 Austin
Mrs. Benedette B. Tobin Austin Dec 4, 1900 Corsicana
Mrs. Cone Johnson (VP)* Tyler 1901 San Antonio
Miss Adelia A. Dunovant Houston Dec 2, 1902 Fort Worth
Mrs. Cone Johnson Tyler Dec 2, 1903 Houston
Miss Katie Daffan Ennis Dec 6, 1904 Waxahacie
Mrs. Valery E. Austin Galveston Dec 5, 1905 Waco
Mrs. Joseph B. Dibrell Seguin Dec 4, 1906 Bryan
Mrs. Joseph B. Dibrell Seguin Dec 3, 1907 Austin
Miss Katie Daffan Ennis Dec 1, 1908 Terrell
Miss Katie Daffan Ennis Dec 7, 1909 Brownwood
Mrs. A. R. Howard Palestine Dec 6-9, 1910 Marlin
Mrs. A. R. Howard Palestine Dec 5-8, 1911 Houston
Mrs. Hal W. Greer Corsicana Dec 3-6, 1912 Fort Worth
Mrs. Hal. W. Greer Corsicana Oct 28-31, 1913 San Antonio
Mrs. Charles L. Hamil Dallas Oct 27-30, 1914 El Paso
Mrs. Charles L. Hamil Dallas Dec 7-9, 1915 Austin
Mrs. Eleanor O. Spencer San Antonio Dec 5-8, 1916 Corpus Christi
Mrs. Eleanor O. Spencer San Antonio Oct 23-25, 1917 Longview
Mrs. Oscar Barthold Weatherford Oct. 21-24, 1919** Marlin
Mrs. Oscar Barthold Weatherford Oct. 26-28, 1920 Austin
Mrs. J. C. Muse Dallas Oct. 17-20, 1921 Paris
Miss Decca Lamar West Waco Oct. 1-19, 1922 Fort Worth
Mrs. E. W. Bounds Fort Worth Oct. 23-25, 1923 Belton
Mrs. E. W. Bounds Fort Worth Dec 2-4, 1924 Houston
Mrs. J. K. Bivins Longview Oct. 13-16, 1925 Marshall
Mrs. J. K. Bivins Longview Dec. 7-9, 1926 Dallas
Mrs. Forest H. Farley Austin Oct. 25-27,1927 Wichita Falls
Mrs. Forest H. Farley Austin Dec. 4-6, 1928 Waco
Miss Katie Daffan Ennis Oct. 29-31, 1929 Tyler
Miss Katie Daffan Ennis Dec. 2-6, 1930 Austin
Mrs. Whit Boyd Houston Oct. 20-24, 1931 Lubbock
Mrs. Whit Boyd Houston Dec. 6-9, 1932 Abilene
Mrs. W. W. Turner Webster Oct. 17-20, 1933 Houston
Mrs. W. W. Turner Webster Oct. 16-18, 1934 Houston
Mrs. C. C. Cameron Dallas Oct 29-Nov 1, 1935 Mineral Wells
Mrs. C. C. Cameron Dallas Oct. 19-22, 1936 Brenham
Mrs. John M. Wilcox Houston Oct. 12-14, 1937 Austin
Mrs. John M. Wilcox Houston Oct. 11-13, 1938 Corsicana
Mrs. S. T. Dowda Abilene Oct. 10-12, 1939 El Paso
Mrs. S. T. Dowda Abilene Oct. 22-24, 1940 Dallas
Mrs. I. B. McFarland Houston Oct. 14-15, 1941 Houston
Mrs. I. B. McFarland Houston Oct. 14-15, 1942 Austin
Mrs. C. E. Kelley El Paso Oct. 10-12, 1943 Austin
Mrs. C. E. Kelley El Paso Oct. 10-12, 1944 Austin
Mrs. W. G. Robertson Rosebud Oct. 9-11, 1946 Belton
Mrs. W. G. Robertson Rosebud Oct. 8-11, 1946 Victoria
Mrs. J. H. Dunavant Dallas Sep 17-20, 1947 Dallas
Mrs. J. H. Dunavant Dallas Oct. 18-21, 1948 San Antonio
Mrs. Coke M. Tilley Orange Oct. 11-13, 1949 Austin
Mrs. Coke M. Tilley Orange Oct. 10-12, 1950 Texarkana
Mrs. Robert A Newman San Antonio Oct. 9-11, 1951 El Paso
Mrs. Robert A. Newman San Antonio Oct. 7-9, 1952 Houston
Mrs. W. G. Snoddy Weatherford Oct. 13-15, 1953 Austin
Mrs. W. G. Snoddy Weatherford Oct. 12-14, 1954 Amarillo
Mrs. Earl R. Ramsey Houston Sep. 20-22, 1955 Houston
Mrs. Earl R. Ramsey Houston Sep. 18-20, 1956 Abilene
Mrs. Oran M. Rodenhower San Antonio Sep. 23-26, 1957 Austin
Mrs. Oran M. Rodenhower San Antonio Sep. 22-25, 1958 Austin
Mrs. Dennis G. Colwell Dallas Oct. 6-8, 1959 Fort Worth
Mrs. Dennis G. Colwell Dallas Oct. 4-6, 1960 Lubbock
Mrs. L. J. Gittinger San Antonio Oct. 3-4, 1961 Austin
Mrs. L. J. Gittinger San Antonio Oct. 2-4, 1962 El Paso
Mrs. R. W. Widener Dallas Oct. 8-10, 1963 Houston
Mrs. R. W. Widener Dallas Oct. 6-9, 1963 Tyler
Mrs. W. B. Alcorn Boling May 11-13, 1965 Brownsville
Mrs. W. B. Alcorn Boling Oct. 3-6, 1966 Austin
Miss Tops Gilbreath Memphis Oct. 3-5, 1967 Dallas
Miss Tops Gilbreath Memphis Oct. 1-3, 1968 Lubbock
Mrs. John M Scott Austin Oct. 7-9, 1969 Houston
Mrs. John M. Scott Austin Oct. 12-14, 1970 Austin
Mrs. H. W. Mitcheltree Dallas Oct. 5-7, 1971 Dallas
Mrs. H. W. Mitcheltree Dallas Oct. 3-5, 1972 Austin
Mrs. Hall Etter Houston Oct. 9-11, 1973 Houston
Mrs. Hall Etter Houston Oct. 1-3, 1974 Wichita Falls
Miss. Marie A. Cone San Antonio Oct. 7-9, 1975 Lake Jackson
Miss. Marie A. Cone San Antonio Oct. 5-7, 1976 Austin
Mrs. Louis W. (Clara) Erath Houston Oct. 4-6, 1977 Dallas
Mrs. Louis W. (Clara) Erath Houston Oct. 3-5, 1978 Houston
Mrs. E. N. Borkland Austin Oct. 5-7, 1979 Waco
Mrs. E. N. Borkland Austin Oct. 3-5, 1980 Austin
Mrs. E. F. McEntire Waco Oct. 1-4, 1981 Fort Worth
Mrs. E. F. McEntire Waco Oct. 22-24, 1982 Waco
Miss Francis Edwards Longview Oct. 6-9, 1983 Tyler
Miss Francis Edwards Longview Oct. 5-7, 1984 Victoria
Mrs. S. C. (Hilda) Bell Pattison Oct. 4-6, 1985 Houston
Mrs. S. C. (Hilda) Bell Pattison Oct. 2-5, 1986 El Paso
Mrs. W. S. McLemore Edgewood Oct. 1-4, 1987 San Antonio
Mrs. W. S. McLemore Edgewood Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, 1988 Galveston
Mrs. Edith F. Williams Austin Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 1989 College Station
Mrs. Edith F. Williams Austin Sept. 27-30, 1990 Nassau Bay
Mrs. D. R. (Drusilla) Howell Mineral Wells Oct. 3-6, 1991 Irving
Mrs. D. R. (Drusilla) Howell Mineral Wells Oct. 1-4, 1992 Austin
Mrs. Sherry Davis Houston Sept. 30 - Oct. 3, 1993 Waco
Mrs. Sherry Davis Houston Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, 1994 Tyler
Mrs. Esther F. Sims Tomball Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, 1995 Midland
Mrs. Esther F. Sims Tomball Sept. 26-29, 1996 Houston
Mrs. Jo Ann Loyd Pasadena Oct. 2-5, 1997 Houston
Mrs. Jo Ann Loyd Pasadena Oct. 1-4, 1998 College Station
Mrs. Dickie Gerig Sherman Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 1999 Addison
Mrs. Dickie Gerig Sherman Oct. 5-8, 2000 Corpus Christi
Mrs. Deena Harrison Dark Arlington Oct. 4-7, 2001 San Antonio
Mrs. Deena Harrison Dark Arlington Sept. 26-29, 2002 Waco
Mrs. Bernice Dowden Elgar Port Neches Oct. 2-5, 2003 Tyler
Mrs. Bernice Dowden Elgar Port Neches Oct. 8-10, 2004 Midland
Mrs. Janice K. Langford Huffman Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, 2005 League City
Mrs. Janice K. Langford Huffman Oct. 5-8, 2006 Houston
Mrs. Vickie Knuth Granbury Oct. 4-7, 2007 Beaumont
Mrs. Vickie Knuth Granbury Oct. 3-5, 2008 Fort Worth
Mrs. Shirley Woodlock Waco Oct. 1-4, 2009 Sugar Land
Mrs. Shirley Woodlock Waco Sept. 30 - Oct. 3, 2010 Austin
Ms. Jamie Crump Davis Houston Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, 2011 Abilene
Ms. Jamie Crump Davis Houston Sept. 27-30, 2012 Tyler
Mrs. Betty Bailey Petruska Terrell Oct. 3-6, 2013 Houston
Mrs. Betty Bailey Petruska Terrell Oct. 2-5, 2014 Beaumont
Mrs. Kathryn Autrey Hillman Newton Oct. 1-4, 2015 Dallas
Mrs. Kathryn Autrey Hillman Newton Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, 2016 League City

* Mrs. Cone Johnson completed the term of Mrs. Benedette Tobin who was deceased.
**Due to 1918 influenza epidemic no convention was held that year.


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