Chapter History

Chapter Origins and Charter Members

Mrs. Katherine Tootle was the moving spirit behind the organization of Aurantia Chapter. She called together a group of women to start a new chapter. They met on May 10, 1905, in the Adobe of the Glenwood Mission Inn in Riverside. Katherine was selected regent on June 15, 1905, but could not serve. When she resigned, the elected vice regent, Ruth Faxon Macrae, became regent with Kate Dudley Wheelock taking office as vice regent; four charter members were granddaughters of  Revolutionary War soldiers: Sophia Wood Plimpton (Mrs. Homer A.), Avis Allen Tallman (Miss), Julia Maria Tallman (Miss), Clara Maria Rowell Dole (Mrs. George H.).

Regent: Ruth Faxon Macrae (Mrs. John M.)

Vice Regent: Kate Dudley Wheelock (Mrs. Arthur N.)

Recording Secretary: Clara Evans McLeod (Miss)

Corresponding Secretary: Mildred Pitkin Chapman Lewis (Mrs. Howard M.)

Treasurer: Sophia Wood Plimpton (Mrs. Homer A.)

Registrar: Avis Allen Tallman (Miss)

Historian: Julia Maria Tallman (Miss)

Members:

   Clara Maria Rowell Dole (Mrs. George H.)

   Elizabeth Evans McLeod (Mrs. Donald W.)

   Annie Cary McLeod Pond (Mrs. Bert C.)

   Maude McKnight Chapman Porter (Mrs. Horace E.)

   Carrie Louise Chapman White (Mrs. Perrin E.)

 

100th Anniversary

                             Past Regents with Charter

  

Past Regents

1905-1908

*Mrs. John M. Macrae

1908-1909

*Mrs. Arthur N. Wheelock

1909-1910

*Mrs. Perrin E. White

1910-1911

*Mrs. William H. Robinson

1911-1912

*Mrs. James B. Neel

1912-1915

*Mrs. Homer A. Plimpton

1915-1916

*Mrs. John J. Hewitt

1916-1917

*Mrs. Arthur N. Wheelock

1917-1920

*Mrs. George A. French

1920-1922

*Mrs. Walter P. Kelly

1922-1924

*Mrs. William B. Payton

1924-1924

*Mrs. Edward M. Bonnett

1924-1926

*Mrs. William W. Roblee

1926-1928

*Mrs. Arthur B. White

1928-1929

*Mrs. Arthur C. Lovekin

1929-1931

*Mrs. Frank M. Conser

1931-1933

*Mrs. Leslie A. Ferris

1933-1934

*Mrs. Arthur B. White

1934-1936

*Mrs. Walter E. Webster

1936-1938

*Mrs. Noel J. Tuell

1938-1940

*Mrs. Frank A. Miller

1940-1942

*Mrs. William W. Roblee

1942-1945

*Mrs. Burdette K. Marvin

1945-1946

*Mrs. Germain L. Francks

1946-1948

*Mrs. Newell L. Parker

1948-1950

*Mrs. Carl N. Helmick

1950-1952

*Mrs. Louis L. Farran

1952-1954

*Mrs. Franklin M. Turrell

1954-1956

*Mrs. Winfield G. Waite

1956-1958

*Mrs. Louis A. Kirtland

1958-1960

*Mrs. Bonnett Dorris

1960-1962

*Mrs. I.T. Elwood Smith

1962-1964

*Mrs. V.J. Mantonya

1964-1966

*Miss Florence M. Wirt

1966-1968

*Mrs. Alexander M. Rowell

1968-1970

*Mrs. Milo N. Clark

1970-1972

*Mrs. I.T. Elwood Smith

1972-1974

*Miss Eleanor M. Chapman

1974-1976

*Mrs. Raymond J. Boslet

1976-1978

*Miss Eleanor M. Chapman

1978-1980

*Mrs. M. Ileene Steigerwald

1980-1981

*Mrs. John F. Miller

1981-1982

 Mrs. Richard D. Cartier, Sr.

1982-1984

 Mrs. Robert Ferguson

1984-1986

*Mrs. M. Ileene Steigerwald

1986-1988

*Mrs. James W. Wirth

1988-1990

*Mrs. Joseph W. Savage

1990-1991

*Mrs. Hugh Fitzpatrick

1991-1993

*Mrs. Walter Burfeindt

1993-1994

 Mrs. Rand T. Sessor

1994-1996

*Mrs. Joseph W. Savage

1996-1997

*Mrs. Albert E. Piester

1997-2000

 Mrs. Roland D. Troncin

2000-2001

*Mrs. James McQuillan

2001-2002

*Mrs. Albert E. Piester

2002-2004

 Miss Nina L. Green

2004-2006

 Mrs. David Allen

2006-2008 

 Mrs. Brian Stephens

2008-2010

 Mrs. Richard Bevan

2010-2012

 Mrs. Lawrence R. Bauer

2012-2014

 Mrs. Robert Blackmore

2014-2016

 Mrs. Thomas Weir

* Deceased