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THE HONORABLE EARL EVERETT ERTEL “The Ertel Fund”

By Compatriot George Stewart, Chapter Historian Mr. Earl E. Ertel was one of the leading young business men of Clermont County, Ohio, who attained more than local prominence in both commercial and political circles. He was a man of versatile … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Chapter’s Revolutionary War Graves Committee Re-instituted 1986

By Compatriot George Stewart, Chapter Historian It is hard to believe the Chapter’s Revolutionary War Graves committee had been inactive since the early 1900’s. It was not until 1986, at the urging of Compatriot Charles Edwards, that the Chapter re-instituted … Continue reading

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The Cincinnati Chapter’s Nolan Carson Memorial Color Guard Drum

On January 2, 2008, Color Guard Commander Randy Krueger discussed the purchase a new drum to be used by our Color Guard. The purchase price was $750.00 plus $50 shipping. The seller was a Mr. Dean Haemel from Maryland who … Continue reading

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The First Meeting of the Cincinnati Chapter Sons of The American Revolution

By Compatriot George Stewart, Chapter Historian The Cincinnati Chapter, Ohio Society, Sons of the American Revolution was organized March 14, 1896, at the office of the Hon. John Fassett Follett, with fifteen members. The following officers were elected at this … Continue reading

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The Ohio Society Sons of the American Revolution Recruits Memberships for a Cincinnati Chapter

By Compatriot George Stewart, Chapter Historian The Ohio Society, Sons of the American Revolution was organized April 11, 1889 in the office of Governor Joseph B. Foraker, who became a charter member. The meeting at the Capitol in Columbus, Ohio … Continue reading

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James Harlan Cleveland II

  Cincinnati Chapter Membership approved February 15, 1945 While reviewing some old chapter minutes there was a big deal made about the membership of a new Compatriot James Harlan Cleveland II on February 15, 1945. After doing some research on … Continue reading

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There was an actor among us!

By Compatriot George Stewart Chapter Historian While looking for some past Veterans Day events in our Chapter history, I discovered that our Veterans Day luncheon actually started as a Thanksgiving Day dinner. Our Thanksgiving Day dinner started in 1975. These … Continue reading

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