Virginia Society

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Organized April 17, 1949, by Mrs. Charles B. Perrow in Altavista, Virginia

Chartered May 30, 1951

Virginia State President: Constance Brooks Paradiso

Theme: The Work of Today is the History of Tomorrow, and We are the Makers.

Motto: Celebrate Our Heritage 

Scripture: The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.  Psalm 16:6 KJV

Projects:

  • Publication of the History of our Virginia Society Historical Markings

  • Increase COA Supplemental Applications

State Society Officers 2021-2023

President: Constance Paradiso
First  Vice President: Lorraine Sims
Second  Vice President: Barbara Rooney
Chaplain: Trudy Tanzillo
Recording Secretary: Carole Featherston
Corresponding Secretary: Mary J. Stockstill
Organizing Secretary: Jennifer Smith
Treasurer: Pamela A. B. Curtin  
Registrar: Janice Poole
Historian: Karen Leighton
Librarian: Anne Terio
Appointed Officer Parliamentarian: Betty Blane


Virginia Society Honorary State Presidents

*Deceased

  • Mrs. Charles B. Perrow *
    • Organizing President. 1949-1952
  • Mrs. G. Lloyd Bell *, 1952-1954
  • Mrs. Donald N. Frazier *, 1954-1956
  • Mrs. Lewis Littlepage *, 1956-1958
  • Miss Anita Howard *, 1958-1960
  • Mrs. Henry A. Schauffler  *, 1960-63 
    • Elected President General, NSCDXVIIC, April 15, 1967.  Died in office.
  • Mrs. George H. Ross *, 1963-1965
  • Mrs. Marion H. Cross *, 1965-1967
  • Mrs. Louis B. Spaeth *, 1967-1969 
    • President General, NSCDXVIIC, April  1973-1975
  • Mrs. Robert P. Waters *,  1969-1971
  • Mrs. Julian H. Osborne *, 1971-1973 
    • Honorary Vice President General, NSCDXVIIC, April 1987
  • Mrs. David L. Bailey *,  1973-1975
  • Mrs. Frank E. Huff *, 1975-1977
  • Mrs. Darius W. Gaskins, Sr. *,  1977-1979
  • Mrs. John V. Buffington, Sr. *, 1979-1981
  • Mrs. Arthur H. Vollertsen *,  1981-1983
  • Mrs. R. Harry Bennett, 1983-1985
  • Miss Louise Lanier *, 1985-1987
  • Mrs.  Harry H. Black *, 1987-1989
  • Mrs. Robert S. Lipes *, 1989-1991
  • Mrs. Robert M.  Brown *, 1991-1993
  • Mrs. George K. Freeze, 1993-1995
  • Mrs, Robert N. McKenney *, 1995-1997
  • Mrs. Sidney Rosenberg *, 1997-1999 
  • Mrs. Elmer Birdseye, 1999-2001 
  • Mrs. Jay Botschen, 2001-2003 
  • Mrs. Gary Bagnall, 2003-2005 
    • Recording Secretary General, 2007-2009
  • Mrs. Horace M. Davis, 2005-2007   
    • Honorary President General, 2013-2015
  • Karen Landers, 2007-2009 
    • Librarian General, 2019-2023
  • Mrs. Eugene B. Ackerman, 2009-2011
    • Librarian General, 2013-2017
    • First Vice President General, 2017-2019
    • Honorary President General, 2019-2021
  • Mrs. Calhoun J. Killeen, 2011-2013
  • Mrs. Michael W. Deegan *, 2013-2015 
    • Librarian General, 2017-2019
  • Mrs. William Ramsey Richardson, 2015-2017
  • Ms. Janice M. Snead, 2017-2019 
    • Treasurer General, 2021-2023
  • Mrs. Faye Walton Sobel, 2019-2021 
    • Curator General 2021-2023

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