1973-1974         Joseph Heber Bishop, Jr. +
1974-1975         Joseph Wiggs Hart, Sr. +
1975-1976         Charles Alanson Young
1977-1978         Benjamin Hooke Anderson +
1978-1979         Dennis Ray White
1980-1981          Alfred Stubbs Walden
1981-1982          Dennis Clayton Conn
1982-1983          William H. Morse
1983-1984          John E. Beebe, Jr.
1984-1985          John William Taylor +
1985-1986          Donald Darlington Dillworth
1987-1988          Marcus P. Zillman
1988-1989          Robert R. Rankin
1989-1990          Ralph Norman Cramer, Sr. +
1990-1991          Walter Earl Marlin
1991-1992          W. John Chesney, Jr. *
1992-1993          Dennis E. Modesitt
1993-1994          Andrew Barry Crook Nicholls III
1994-1995          Charles Radcliffe Rhoades, Jr.
1995-1996          Robert Coleman Gresham
1997-1998          John Anson Smith +
1998-1999          Dr. Philip Edwin Ballou +
2000-2001          James Madison McGarity III *
2002-2003          Charles Edgar Ransom, Jr. +
2003-2004          Paul Franklin Young +
2004-2006          James Bennett Applegate
+
2006-2007          Donald Barton Cahill *
2007-2009          John Logan McCullough *
2009 (May-Sep) Samuel O. Cahill
2009-2011          Roy G. Richardson *
2011-2012          Colonel Charles T. Sweeney, USMC (ret)
+
2012-2014          Lawrence G. Fehrenbaker, Sr., MD *
2014-2015          John Logan McCullough *
2015-2017          Michael E. Garey *

* still an active member.  + deceased.
Donald Barton Cahill
2006-2007
JAMES BENNETT APPLEGATE is the descendant of Private Daniel Applegate and Colonel Israel Shreve. Jim was
the 26th President of the Naples Chapter - serving in 2004-2006. He joined the Naples Chapter in 1998. He served as 1st
Vice President (2003-2004), 2nd Vice President (2002) and Secretary (1999-2001). He served as Committee Chairman for
Awards (2005-2007), E-mail (1999-2007) and Newsletter Editor (2007-2008). He received the Service Lapel Pin &
Certificate (2005). His wife served as Sunshine Committee Chair (2004-2007).

Dr. PHILIP EDWIN BALLOU is the descendant of Thomas Bowen. Phil was the 22nd President of the Naples Chapter
- serving in 1998-1999. He joined the Naples Chapter in 1994. He served as Treasurer (2003-2006) and Historian
(2002-2006). He also served as Committee Chairman for Nominating (2003-2006), Good Citizenship (1996) and Oration
Contest (1995). He has received a number of awards including Meritorious Service Medal (1999), Distinguished Service
Medal (2000) and the Service Lapel Pin & Certificate (2005). Served as F.L.S.S.A.R. Historian.
He was born in Clarion, Iowa. Staff Sergeant in United States Army Air Force (1943-1964). Master's degree from Drake
University (1952) and Doctorate (Administration, Psychology) from University of Northern Colorado (1960). Professor at
Ball State University, Indiana (1960-1988). Member of the American Legion and Masonic Lodge.

DONALD BARTON CAHILL is a descendant of Dr. Francis Kittredge, Jr. of Billerica, Massachusetts. Don was the
27th President of the Naples Chapter (2006-2007). He served as Regional Vice President for the Florida Society S.A.R. as
well as Chapter duties including Eagle Scout Committee Chairman.

WALTER JOHN CHESNEY, JR. is the descendant of Edward Keller. John was the 16th President of the Naples
Chapter - serving in 1991. He joined the Naples Chapter in 1987. He served as Senior Vice President (1989-1990) and
Treasurer (1995-1997). He also served as Committee Chairman for Ceremonies/Observances (1992-2006) and Good
Citizenship (1990-2004).

RALPH NORMAN CRAMER is the descendant of Private Lewis Fryburger. Ralph was the 14th President of the
Naples Chapter - serving in 1989. He joined the Naples Chapter in 1987 and is a
Life Member. He served as First Vice
President (1987-1988) and Secretary (1986-1987). He also served as Committee Chairman for Awards (1992-2002),
Nominating (1990-1994; 1996-2002) and Executive Committee (1988-1989). He received a number of awards including
the National Certificate of Appreciation (1998) and a special recognition for his service (2005). He served as F.L.S.S.A.R.
President (1988-1989) and National Trustee (1997)

JAMES MADISON McGARITY III is a descendant of Lieutenant William McGarity, Sr..Jim was the 23rd President
of the Naples Chapter - serving in 2000-2001. He joined the Naples Chapter in 1993. He has served as First Vice President
(1997-1999) and Sergeant-at-Arms (2005-2006). He also served as Committee Chairman for R.O.T.C. (1996-2006) and
Oration Contest (1997-2000). He has received a number of awards including Outstanding Citizenship Award (1999) and
the Meritorious Service Medal (2001).

ANDREW BARRY CROOK NICHOLLS  III is the descendant of Andrew Barry. Barry was the 18th President of the
Naples Chapter - serving in 1993. He joined the Naples Chapter in 1991. He served as Senior Vice President (1992) and
Committee Chairman for Program & Publicity (1992). He received the Service Lapel Pin & Certificate (2005).

CHARLES EDGAR RANSOM, JR. is the descendant of Lieutenant Samuel Patterson. Charlie was the 24th President
of the Naples Chapter - serving in 2002-2003.He joined the Naples Chapter in 1998 having transferred from West Virginia.
He served as First Vice President (2000-2001). He has also served as Committee Chairman for Charter Day (2004-2006).
He received a number of awards including the Meritorious Serve Medal (2006) and the Service Lapel Pin & Certificate
(2005).

ROY GERALD RICHARDSON is the descendant of  Lt. Mathias Slaymaker.  Roy was the 30th President of the
Naples Chapter 2009-2011.

DENNIS RAY WHITE is the descendant of Private James Elliott. Dennis was the fifth President of the Naples Chapter
- serving in 1978-1979. He joined the Naples Chapter in 1975. He served as Senior Vice President (1977), Treasurer
(1975-1976) and Chancellor (1982-2006). He also served as Committee Chairman for Eagle Scout Recognition/Boy Scout
Liaison (1977-1998). He received the Service Lapel Pin & Certificate (2005).

PAUL FRANKLIN YOUNG is the descendant of Captain Josiah Records. Paul was the 25th President of the Naples
Chapter - serving in 2003-2004. He joined the Naples Chapter in 1999. He served as First Vice President (2002-2003) and
Second Vice President (2001-2002). He has also served as Newsletter Editor (2004-2007) and Treasurer (2007-2008) and
as Color Guard Commander (2006-2008). He received the Meritorious Service Medal (2006) and the Service Lapel Pin &
Certificate (2005).
Past Presidents
John L. McCullough
2008-2009 & 2014-2015
Samuel O. Cahill
2009
Roy G. Richardson
2009-2011
Dr. Philip Edwin Ballou
1998-1999
Marcus P. Zillman
1987-1988
Colonel Charles T.
Sweeney, USMC (ret)
2011-2012
Lawrence G.
Fehrenbaker, Sr., MD
2011-2014
2015-2017