Kansas History and Heritage Project-Reno County Military

Reno County Societies
Miscellaneous Articles


Most of these entries were too short to have a page of their own, so I have grouped them here.


Chapter D, PEO Sisterhood, Organized May 7, 1894 in Hutchinson:
Charter Members: Mrs. Lillian Y. Stewart (from Chapter B, Bloomfield, Ia.); Mrs. C. H. Sweetser (from Chapter M, Knoxville, Ia.); Mrs. Mertie Everest and Mrs. Josie Everest (both from Chapter B, LaCross; also initiates Mrs. L. M. Fall, Eva Fontron, Sadie Eastman and Nettie Constant.

Pleasant Grove Home Demonstration Club:
Pleasant Grove H.D.U. was organized March 19, 1924 First officers were: Mrs. A. H. Mohr, President; Mrs. J. R. De Bruler, Vice-President; Mrs. Leo Priddle, Secretary; Minnie Hoskinson and Mrs. G. P. Lowe, membership chairmen.

Salt Creek Home Demonstration Club:
Organized Jan. 27, 1925. First officers were: Mrs. B. S. Trostle, President; Mrs. Hallie Sollenberger, Vice-President; Mrs. Julian Detter, Secretary; Mrs. Opal Cooper and Mrs. Mable Rainbow, membership chairmen.

Afro-American Club of Hutchinson
Organized March 21, 1898. First Officers: L. R. Davis, President; R. Holmes, Vice-President; S. T. Owens, Secretary; J. W. Green, Corresponding Secretary.

Eastern Star Officers, 1917:
W.M., Sarah Hollingsworth; W.P., Walter B. Hoagland; Associate M., Lillie B. Rishel; Treas., Mary Pollock; Sec., Ollie May; Asst. Cond., Mary Gordon; Adah, Hilma Nelson; Ruth, Mary Welch; Esther, Pauline Wright; Martha, Corda Blaine; Electa, Lenora Armstrong; Chaplain, Ida Jordan; Organist, Floy Hoagland; Warden, Nessie Manley; Sentinel, W. H. S. Benedict; Marshall, Clara Hammond.



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