Past Virginia Elks Association Presidents
Year Name Lodge
*1906 S. L. Kelly Richmond 45
*1907 Myer Saul Petersburg 237
*1908 R. Edward Norfleet Suffolk 685
*1909 J.A. Chisolm Charlottesville 389
*1910 Fred Harper Lynchburg 321
*1911 Max Linde Richmond 45
*1912 S. C. Johnson Roanoke 197
*1913 T. C. Conlon Charlottesville 389
*1914 W. T. Baugh Petersburg 237
*1915 J. W. Bayles Alexandria 758
1916-1920 Association Inactive
*1921 M.P. Ward Newport News 315
*1922 J. B. Biley Richmond 45
*1923 H. E. Duyer Roanoke 197
*1924 H. S. Larrick Winchester 867
*1925 R. H. Perry Charlottesville 389
*1926 David Johnson Hampton 366
*1927 John G. Sizer Richmond 45
*1928 John Garnett King Fredericksburg 875
*1929 C. M. Robertson Norfolk 38
*1930 Henry F. Kennedy Alexandria 758
*1931 J.W. Morrison Harrisonburg 450
*1932 Thomas L. Sclater Hampton 366
*1933 J. Grover Mayo Portsmouth 82
*1934 W. N. Perkinson Danville 227
*1935 Morris J. Masinter Roanoke 197
*1936 T. A. Kline Richmond 45
*1937 W. Camp Abbott Newport News 315
*1938 R. Chess McGhee Lynchburg 321
*1939 M. B. Wahenheim Norfolk 38
*1940 C. B. Packer Portsmouth 82
*1941 John L. Walker Roanoke 197
*1942 R. M. Ward Newport News 315
*1943 W. E. Chisolm Charlottesville 389
*1944 W. Marshall King Fredericksburg 875
*1945 E. Joel Treger Alexandria 758
*1946 John H. Liesfeld Richmond 45
*1947 Lawrence H. Hoover Harrisonburg 450
*1948 Brooks N. Anderson Norfolk 38
*1949 John H. Coleman Lynchburg 321
*1950 John H. Simmons Petersburg 237
*1951 Charles D. Fox, Jr. Roanoke 197
*1952 John R. Schafe Alexandria 758
*1953 Joseph Marcus Norfolk 38
*1954 Walter Barrick Danville 227
*1955 Francis J. Howard Hampton 366
*1956 Kenneth V. Brugh Pulaski 1067
*1957 Edward L. Curtin Portsmouth 82
*1958 Porter R. Graves Harrisonburg 450
*1959 Paul B. Johnson Roanoke 197
*1960Landon B. Maxey Suffolk 685
*1961 Charles H. Kirsh Richmond 45
*1962 William R. Marshall Onancock 1766
*1963 Alex M. Harman, Jr. Pulaski 1067
*1964 L. H. Bisco Fredericksburg 875
*1965 B. M. Scott Suffolk 685
*1966 Cecil D. May Clifton Forge 1065
*1967 Owen D. Simmons Harrisonburg 450
*1968 Benjamin L. Campbell Petersburg 237
*1969 Doral E. Ervin Lynchburg 321
*1970 Herman C. Anderson Arlington-Fairfax 2188
1971 John T. Curran Portsmouth 82
*1972 Mack W. Taylor Martinsville 1752
*1973 Sidney H. Sullivan Fredericksburg 875
*1974 Robert S. Taylor Onancock 1766
*1975 William H. Berryman Roanoke 197
*1976 Wesley M. Patrie Waynesboro 2270
*1977 Bernard P. Kofira Norfolk 38
*1978 Robert L. Pannell Clifton Forge 1065
1979 Donald E. Netschke, Jr. Alexandria 758
1980 Walter M. Edmonds Portsmouth 82
*1981 Henry C. Self Martinsville 1752
1982 Raymond L. Orndorff, Jr. Manassas 2512
*1983 Richard W. Collier Hampton 366
*1984 Claude C. Matthews Galax 2212
1985 William S. Roudabush, Jr. Charlottesville 389
*1986 William R. Coutts, Jr. Newport News 315
1987 Stephen T. Culbert Winchester 867
1988 John Laslo Clifton Forge 1065
1989 Page W. Sencindiver Harrisonburg 450
1990 G. Carlton Leonard Suffolk 85
*1991 Paul L. Renick Arlington-Fairfax 2188
*1992 David N. Rogers Martinsville 752
1993 Julian H. Taliaferro Charlottesville 389
*1994 Alfred E. S. Armfield Norfolk 38
*1995 Curtis R. Jurey Manassas 2512
1996 Richard A. Eubank Lynchburg 321
*1997 E.F. Kimbrough, Jr. Waynesboro 2270
*1998 Joseph F. Powell Virginia Beach 2268
1999 Charles Field V Woodbridge 2355
2000 R. Steven Nelson Roanoke 197
2001 Michael L. Miller Staunton 351
2002 William C. Tennis Hampton 366
2003 John H. Rosenberger II Winchester 867
2004 David W. Biggs Clifton Forge 1065
2005 Dr. Robert R. Hinkle Harrisonburg 450
2006 Henry A. Deese Hampton 366
*2007 Albert R. Hayes Arlington-Fairfax 2188
2008 R. Pat Shelor Bedford 2844
2009 Ronald L. Hicks Fredericksburg 875
2010 James M. Powell Suffolk 685
2011 Timothy E. Knotts Arlington-Fairfax 2188
2012 Darryl Myers Danville 227
2013 Richard Stroop Harrisonburg 450

*Deceased

Past Grand Exalted Rulers

There have been three Grand Exalted Rulers from Lodges in Virginia.

Year Name Lodge
1917 Fred Harper Lynchburg 321
1944 Robert S. Barrett Alexandria 758
1955 John Walker Roanoke 197

Information on past GERs and updates to PSPs courtesy of Steve Nelson, PSP, 2000

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