American Association of University Women Orlando-Winter Park Branch

American Association of University Women Orlando-Winter Park Branch

Created: December 12, 2015

The 1928-1978 50th anniversary yearbook of the American Association of University Women, Orlando - Winter Park Florida Branch states: "Fifty years ago [1928], Mrs. Edgar Hyatt, a charming and accomplished Orlando lady, invited eight key women of vision and ideals to her home to discuss organizing a Branch of the American Association of University Women. Eighteen ladies formed the branch of the Orlando-Winter Park Branch, AAUW. The Charter was granted in May, 1928."

Included in the 50th anniversary yearbook published in 1978 is the list of past presidents. The 1953-1955 president, Miss Clara E. Wendel, is special to the Orangte County Library System as she was our first director.

1928-1930  -  Mrs. Edgar Hyatt
1931-1932  -  Dr. Virginia Spencer
1932-1934  -  Mrs. Willard Wattles
1934-1936   -  Mrs. E. V. Adams
1936-1937  -  Mrs. Wendell C. Stone
1938-1940  -  Dr. Helen Cole
1940-1942  -  Mrs. Paul Harding
1942-1944  -  Mrs. Gladys Henderson Kaiser
1944-1946  -  Mrs. Frank Gardner
1946-1948  -  Mrs. Laura Furey
1948-1949  -  Mrs. Paul Vestal
1949-1950  -  Mrs. Leland Chubb
1950-1952  -  Mrs. Lydia Parent (Mrs. Sam Payne)
1952-1953  -  Mrs. Dan McKinnon
1953-1955  -  Miss Clara E. Wendel
1955-1957  -  Mrs. Harold Torrance
1957-1958  -  Mrs. Sidney French
1958-1960  -  Mrs. Austin Butler
1960-1961  -  Mrs. J. Carl Dauksch
1961-1962  -  Mrs. Jeannine Swift
1962-1964  -  Mrs. James J. Durrett
1964-1966  -  Miss Helen L. Suck
1966-1967  -  Mrs. Austin Butler
1967-1968  -  Mrs. Genevieve D. Webber
1968-1970  -  Mrs. W. R. Adams
1970-1971  -  Mrs. Paul A. Pirkle
1971-1973  -  Mrs. James R. Stuart
1973-1975  -  Mrs. Philip Gregory
1975-1976  -  Mrs. Kenneth R. Alexander
1976-1978 -  Mrs. Walter A. Williams

Learn more about the association by visiting their website and peruse the 1937-1938 and 1944-1945 yearbooks under DOCUMENTS below.

1937-1937 Yearbook

1944-1945 Yearbook

These items are part of the Orange County Associations files at the Orlando Public Library.

Author:
fischer
Location:
Orlando , FL
United States
US

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