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American Gold Star Mothers, Inc

PAST NATIONAL PRESIDENTS

Grace Darling Seibold
Washington, DC
1928-1932*

Elizabeth I. Millard
Rochester, NY
1932-1934*

Mary J. Bates
Jackson, MI
1934-1936*

Della Town Blake
Philadelphia, PA
1936-1938*

Bess Duncan Wells
Portland, OR
1938-1939*

M. Jennie Williams
New Bedford, MA
1939-1940*

Maretta Mae Cushman
Hollywood, CA
1940-1941*

Emma Balcom
Bronx, NY
1941-1942*

Mary F. Hill
Philadelphia, PA
1942 - January 1946*(1)

Emily M. Cunningham
Milton, MA
January 1946 - June 1946

Eleanor Boyd
Long Beach, CA
1946-1947*

Anna G. Hagerty
Atlantic City, NJ
1947-1948*

Eleanor Boyd
Long Beach, CA
1948-1952*

Elsie Nielsen
Chicago, IL
1952-1955*

Ruth Singer
Los Angeles, CA
1955-1957*

Maude Fry
Detroit, MI
1957-1958*

Mabel Troy
Paterson, NJ
1958-1959*

Lorraine Desser
Bridgeport, CT
1959-1960*

Frances High
Houston, TX
1960-1961*

Dorothy N. Baxter
Worcester, MA
1961-1962*

Mary P. Kelly
Washington, DC
1962-1963*

Mary F. Nieman
Binghamton, NY
1963-1964*

Mildred A. Lee
Denver, CO
1964-1965*

Emma C. Eunich
Westminster, MD
1965-1966*

Rose F. Decker
Long Beach, CA
1966-1967*

Marie Hart
Cleveland, OH
1967-1968*

Mamie P. Simmons
Tulsa, OK
1968-1969*

Helen T. Willour
Brookline, MA
1969-1970*

Myrtle E. Foster
Milwaukee, WI
1970-1971*

Anna C. Richards
Jersey City, NJ
1971-1972*

Regina Coughlin
Philadelphia, PA
1972-1973*

Helen White
Long Beach, CA
1973-1974*

Josephay Fleming
Portland, OR
1974-1975*

Josephine J. Holmes
New York, NY
1975-1976*

Mary E. King
Providence, RI
1976-1977*

Regina Wilk
Silver Spring, MD
1977-1978*

Emogene M. Cupp
Alexandria, VA
1978-1979

Betty Bryce
Mt. Pleasant, MI
1979-1980*

Katherine Mannion
Baltimore, MD
1980-1981*

Mary Teater
Albuquerque, NM
1981-1982*

Helen V. Stuber
Fountain Valley, CA
1982-1983*

June Everett
Otis Orchards, WA
1983-1984*

Lois Freeman
Greenville, SC
1984-1985*

Nora J. Golsh
LaCresenta, CA
1985-1986*

Opal L. Johnson
Houston, TX
1986-1987*

Shirley Delanoy Jones
Howes Cave, NY
1987-1988

Margaret Vinyard Golden
Marshfield, MO
1988-1989

Anna Biber
Branchfield, NJ
1989-1990*

Gladys Jewett
Spokane, WA
1990-1991*

Winona Tucker
Jerseyville, IL
1991-1992

Violet C. Long
Lemoyne, PA
1992-1993*

Jeanne K. Penfold
Oceanside, NY
1993-1994*

Carol Tabor
Cheyenne, WY
1994-1995

Valerie May
Midland, MI
1995-1996*

Frances J. Turley
DeSoto, MO
1996-1997

Theresa O. Davis
Holbrook, MA
1997-1998

Betty Freeman
Anaheim, CA
1998-1999*

Mary Wheeler
Utica, NY
1999-2000

Iris Walden
Lenoir City, TN
2000-2001*

Georgianna C. Krell
Virginia Gardens, FL
2001-2002

Dorothy M. Oxendine
Farmingdale, NY
2002-2003

Ann Y. Sherman Wolcott
York, PA
2003-2004

Ann Herd
Dallas, TX
2004-2005*

Judith C Young
Moorestown, NJ
2005-2006

Betty Jean Pulliam
Haysville, KS
2006-2007

Mary Jane Kiepe
Festus, MO
2007-2008

Georgianna C. Krell
Virginia Gardens, FL
2008-2009

Ruth Stonesifer
Kintnersville, PA
2009-2010

Paulette (Molly) Morel
Martin, TN
2010-2011

Norma Luther
Wilmington, NC
2011-2012

Mary Byers
Nashville, TN
2012-2013

Barb Benard
Columbia, PA
2013-2014


Jennifer Jackman

2014-2015

Cindy Kruger
Villa Rica, GA,
2015-2016

Candy Martin
San Antonio,TX,
2016-2017

* Deceased.

(1) Mary F. Hill died in office; Feb, 1946.