A Brief History of Our Chapter
Mrs. Frank A. Tompkins called a meeting at her home
on July 21, 1926, for the purpose of organizing a National Society Daughters of
the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) chapter in Corpus Christi, Texas. The
chapter was officially organized on May 27, 1927, and named in honor of our
historical city. Officers elected and installed at the time of organization
Regent, Mrs. Frank A. Tompkins; Vice Regent, Mrs. E.L.
Bernard; Secretary, Mrs. Artemus Roberts; Corresponding Secretary, Mrs. T.E.
Lacy; Treasurer, Mrs. Sam P. Ingram, Jr.; Registrar, Mrs. Sam Rankin;
Historian, Mrs. Charles A. Ellis
Charter members were: Mrs. E. L. Bernard, Miss S. B.
Clark, Mrs. Josephine T. Ellis, Mrs. Sally Blacknall, Mrs. Boyd Brooks, Mrs.
Sarah Q. Dean, Miss Susan Holderby, Mrs. Jenny A. Green, Mrs. Dorothy Price
Ingram, Miss Constance McCaughn, Mrs. Jessie McCaughn, Mrs. Martha McDowell,
Mrs. Helen Myers, Mrs. Pauline Morris, Mrs. Lillie Rankin, Mrs. Hermine Reed,
Mrs. Frances Warnig, Mrs. Adele Wright, Mrs. Artemus Roberts, Mrs. Nellie A.
Crow, Miss Ann Pittman, Mrs. V.L. Garnett, Mrs. Richard King, Mrs. Roy Miller,
Mrs. Agnes Lacy, Mrs. Lucie Gill Price, Mrs. Ninn Bobbett Mount, Mrs. George
Harvey Dunn, Mrs. Ena Mount Tompkins, Mrs. Lena Noble Cage, Mrs. Hazel Oatman
Taken from Texas State History of The Daughters
of the American Revolution - 1991 reprint, Christine Jennings McKenzie,
Texas State Historian 1988 - 1991.
We meet on the third Friday of the month, September
through May, unless otherwise determined.
about attending a meeting.
National Society Daughters of the
The Daughters of the American Revolution is a
non-profit, non-political, volunteer women's service organization dedicated to
promoting patriotism, preserving American history and securing America's future
through better education.
Consider membership in the NSDAR, a volunteer women's
service organization that honors and preserves the legacy of our patriot
ancestors. More than 200 years ago, American patriots fought and sacrificed for
the freedoms we enjoy today. As a member of DAR, you can continue this legacy
by actively promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing
America's future through better education for children.
Corpus Christi Chapter NSDAR, promotes the National
Society's mission of historic preservation, patriotism, and education through a
variety of programs and activities. No matter where your interest lies, there
are opportunities to participate.
The purpose of the National Society Daughters of the
American Revolution is threefoldPatriotic, Historic,
Most DAR volunteer work is accomplished under a
committee system. Members find many possibilities to serve within this system.