1919-1920, John Todd

Organizational Members from GAB: September ’19: total 5 (5 men only); includes no Honorary members

Starting September 16, 1919, an organizational group began holding meetings in preparation for becoming the second Rotary Club to be chartered in Oregon. The OREGON STATESMAN for September 17 indicated: “The Salem Rotary Club, the second in Oregon, was officially organized and directors were elected at a meeting and luncheon held at the Marion Hotel at noon yesterday at which a group of Portland Rotarians led by Nelson Pike and Harry Joyce were special guests. Directors chosen, thus completing the Salem organization were: Theodore Roth, F.B. Thielsen, F.C. Deckebach, C.B.Clancey, and H.S. Gile. John Todd was chosen president for 1919-1920.”