Texas SAR Recipients of the Minuteman Medal
The Minuteman Award is the most prestigious award of The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. The National Executive Committee established the award in 1951. Only those Compatriots who have made distinguished and exceptional contributions of service to the National Society may be recognized. The recipient may receive the award only once.
This beautiful medal is of sterling silver. It depicts a Minuteman holding a rifle with a plow and the Liberty Bell in the background. The medal is suspended from a neck ribbon of light blue silk.
The Minuteman Award was first presented at the 1952 National congress. The first honoree was former President General Benjamin H. Powell of Texas.
Texas Recipients * Denotes Deceased
|2016||James T. Jones, Jr.||PineyWoods|
|2014||Thomas E. Lawrence||Paul Carrington|
|2012||William M. Marrs||Heart of Texas|
|2006||Nathan E. White, Jr.||McKinney|
|2004||Robert W. Coker||Dallas|
|2002||John C. Haughton||Denton|
|2001||B. Rice Aston *||Paul Carrington|
|1996||Delbert M. Fowler *||Dallas|
|1994||Billy E. Hightower *||William Hightower|
|1992||William R. Eddleman *||Dallas|
|1990||George H. Brandau *||Paul Carrington|
|1981||Clovis H. Brakebill *||Dallas|
|1976||Neill F. Amsler, Jr. *||Houston|
|1975||Thomas X. Harris *|
|1965||Robert L. Sonfield *
Walter G. Sterling *
|1963||Jedediah H. Hills *||San Antonio|
|1958||F. W. Huntington *||San Antonio|
|1954||Charles E. J. Gilbert *|
|1952||Benjamin H. Powell, III *||Patrick Henry|
Dual Member with Texas Recipients
|2009||Joseph W. Dooley
Peter K Goebel
(New York Society)
|2006||Edward F. Butler, Sr.