LT NATHAN GANN CHAPTER
SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
P.O. BOX G
LUFKIN, TEXAS 75902-6701

HISTORY OF THE CHAPTER


The Lt. Nathan Gan Chapter held it's organizational meeting and installation of officers in ceremonies at a dinner meeting on Thursday, May 23, 1974 at 7 P.M. in the Red Room at the Hotel Angelina.

Eighteen Charter members received their Certificates and Lapel Insignia Rosettes, from The Honorable Compatriot George P. Red, President, Texas Society, SAR, assisted by Compatriot Adrian F. Drouilhet, Secretary-Treasurer, TXSSAR. 

Local officers installed were:

R. V. Welch, President
Elgin J. Hutson, Vice President
Leland T. Jordan, K.B.E. Honorary., Secretary-Treasurer
W. C. "Bill" Royle, Registrar

Other members receiving Certificates and Rosettes were:

Regan Bowman
Hughie Gann
Tom H. Gann
Nathan Woody Gann
Claude F. Hendon
Robert Hendon
William S. Hendon
Charles P. Hutson
Fred A. Hutson
Robert V. Hutson
Robert C. Hill
Richard P. Huber, Jr. (Phil)
Col. Ben M. D. Newsom
Irving D. Stanaland

Two members who had submitted their papers were processed just after this meeting and were listed as Charter Members. They are:
Jennings Neal Naranjo
Roy E. Gameson, City Judge, Clute, TX

The Rev. John Wilkins, of the Capt. William Barron Chapter, very kindly acted as organizing Chaplain, to the Lieut. Nathan Gan Chapter.

Guests for the occasion were the wives of the members of the local chapter, or parents, friends namely Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Huber, Sr., Mrs. W. C. Royle Sr., and Miss Redd.

State guests: President and Mrs. George P. Red, Houston, Texas and Mr. & Mrs. Adrien F. Drouilhet, Baytown, TX.

CHAPTER PRESIDENTS:

1974-1978    R. V. Welch, Jr.
1979-1980 K. Van Hicks
1981-1985 Robert L. Kurth M.D.
1986- ? David Adams
1992-1994 Nathan Woody Gann
1995-1996 David Adams
1999-2003 Nathan Woody Gann
2004- Fred Preston