PAST DEPARTMENT COMMANDERS

1881 - 1942

1942 - 2004

2004 -

1883    Fred J. Bradford

1942-43    Louis E. Winchell

2004-05    John W. Bates III

1884    Hon. Joseph B. Mccabe *

1943-44    Louis E. Winchell

2005-06    John W. Bates III

1884    Lt. Col. Charles F. Sargent

1944-45    William Haskell *

2006-07    Perley Mellor *

1885    Henry S. Crossman

1945-46    Lawrence D. Riley

2007-08    Perley Mellor *

1886    George H. Cleveland

1946-47    George W. Kimball

2008-09    Perley Mellor *

1887    John H. Hinckley

1947-48    Harold M. Brown

2009-10    Kevin Tucker

1888    Nathan C. Upham

1948-49    Allen B. Howland *

2010-11    Kevin Tucker

1889    Dudley B. Purbeck

1949-50    Roy C. Call

2011-12    George Maple Jr.

1890    William A. Stevens

1950-51    William C. Rule

2012-13    George Maple Jr.

1891    Gen. Charles K. Darling *

1951-52    Herbert L. Smith

2013-14    Ed Norris

1892    Walter H. Delano

1952-53    Carder A. Perkins

2014-15    Ed Norris

1893    Albert C. Blaisdell

1953-54    Harold P. Shepardson

2015-16    Dexter Bishop

1894    Daniel F. Goulding

1954-55    Charles W. Hooper, Sr.

2016-17    Dexter Bishop

1895    Fred E. Bolton *

1955-56    Millard F. Brown

1896    Harry D. Sisson *

1956-57    John L. Day

1897    Orange H. Cook

1957-58    Everett M. Atwood

1898    Leonard C. Couch

1958-59    Edward J. Lennon

1899    Rev. George N. Howard

1959-60    Clark L. Mellor *

1900    Frederick E. Warner

1960-61    Henry S. Bowen, Sr.

1901    Edwin H. Lounsbury

1961-62    Edward L. Bresette

1902    D. Murray Travis

1962-63    Ernest G. Wells

1903    Orra L. Stone

1963-64    John J. Mitcheson

1904    Harry M. Holbrook

1964-65    Alford M. Bowen, Jr.

1905    Everett H. Lynds

1965-66    James K. Cheney

1906    Walter Penny

1966-67    Chester W. Adshead

1907    James H. Wentworth

1967-68    Herbert L. Jackson

1908    William O. Cutler

1968-69    Robert L. Wood

1909    Frank E. Warren

1969-70    Howard E. Waite

1910    George M. Tucker

1970-71    Gilman W. Harrington

1911    James T. Wellington

1971-72    Alfred J. Durocher

1912    Frank L. Kirchgassner *

1972-73    Elmer W. Shaw, Jr.

1913    H. Harding Hale *

1973-74    Eugene Russell *

1914    Frank J. Donahue

1974-75    Leslie E. Covey

1915    Guy Richardson

1975-76    Eugene Russell *

1916    Rev. A. A. Bronsdon

1976-77    Miles Harrington

1917    Dr. Ernest W. Homan *

1977-78    Lewis E. Garney

1918    Rufus A. Soule, Jr.

1978-79    William R. Cohen

1919    Ellsworth M. Brown

1979-80    Charles W. Hooper, Jr.

1920    Frederic V. Bell

1980-81    George E. Place

1921    Fred E. Upham

1981-82    Irving Comee

1922    William L. Anderson *

1982-83    Frank J. Tucker

1923    Eugene F. Atwood

1983-84    Lewis E. Garney

1924    Alfred M. Spear

1984-85    Clark Mellor *

1925    Henry F. Welier

1985-86    Kenneth Oakley

1926    Charles H. E. Moran *

1986-87    Ray Hutchinson

1927    William E. Choate

1987-88    Joseph R. Gauthier

1928    Arthur C. Drew

1988-89    Elmer W. Shaw, Jr.

1929    Chester A. White

1989-90    Joseph R. Gauthier

1930    Charles M. Appleton

1990-91    Edward W. Parks

1931    Addison A. Quinn

1991-92    Edward W. Parks

1932    Lester D. Hobson

1992-93    Frank J. Tucker

1933    William O. Fuller

1993-94    Frank J. Tucker

1934    Ralph L. Smith

1994-95    Roger L. Olsen

1935    Thomas L. Crawford

1995-96    Roger L. Olsen

1936    Elias R. Sweet

1996-97    Ellsworth W. Brown

1937    Elias R. Sweet

1997-98    Frank J. Tucker

1938    Elias R. Sweet

1998-99    Frederic S. Cauldwell

1938-39    Parker B. Chandler

1999-00    Frederic S. Cauldwell

1939-40    Frederic G. Bauer *

2000-01    William T. Ryerson, Sr.

1940-41    George E. Hunt

2001-02    William T. Ryerson, Sr.

1941-42    John W. Emery

2002-03    Robert H. Knight

2003-04    Robert H. Knight

* Indicates a Past Commander-in-Chief.

NOTE: In addition, the National list of Past Commanders-in-Chief shows Edwin Earp of Massachusetts as Commander-in-Chief for the years 1883 and 1884 in the "Sons of Veterans".

 

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