Past Presidents & Senior Leaders

Past Presidents

1892 to 1894 – Avery Washburn
1895 to 1900 – George Dennison Hale
1901 to 1903 – G. F. Kimball
1904 to 1923 – John M. Meade
1923 to 1924 – Walter W. Wilson
1924 to 1927 – William E. Connelly
1928 to 1948 – William A. Biby
1948 to 1949 – Lakin Meade
1949 to 1950 – Nathan B. Thompson
1950 to 1951 – Arthur J. Carruth, Jr.
1951 to 1953 – Kelsey H. Petro
1953 to 1954 – Charles R. Nagle
1954 to 1957 – Otis Allen
1957 to 1959 – Richard F. Allen
1959 to 1961 – Lt. Gen. Joe Nickell
1961 to 1963 – Donald C. Little
1963 to 1965 – William F. Turrentine
1965 to 1967 – Erle W. Francis
1967 to 1968 – Warren W. Shaw
1968 to 1970 – Scott E. Kelsey
1970 to 1972 – Christopher Y. Thomas, II
1972 to 1974 – Raymond A. Coolidge
1974 to 1975 – Bernard H. Christian
1975 to 1976 – Augustus diZerega, V
1976 to 1977 – Arthur M. King
1977 to 1978 – Scott W. Kelsey
1978 to 1979 – Ralph H. Goodell, Jr.
1979 to 1980 – Richard C. McGehee
1980 to 1981 – William C. Baker
1981 to 1983 – Robert O. Dickey
1983 to 1984 – Dr. Philip W. Bernstorf
1984 to 1985 – Robert E. Burt
1985 to 1986 – Thomas E. Smith, Jr.
1986 to 1987 – Dr. Lee W. Patrick
1987 to 1988 – Halbert G. Horton, Jr.
1988 to 1989 – John E. Bayne, Jr.
1989 to 1990 – V. Dean Schwartz
1990 to 1991 – George W. Easter
1991 to 1993 – Herrick H. Kesler
1993 to 1995 – John G. Sayler
1995 to 1997 – Edgar E. Grover
1997 to 1999 – Robert S. Slemmons
1999 to 2001 – John B. Schwartz
2001 to 2003 – James C. Brant
2003 to 2005 – I. Barnett Ellis
2005 to 2007 – Robert D. Haneke
2007 to 2009 – Peter O. Grassl
2009 to 2011 – Martin S. Klotzbach
2011 to 2013 – David L. Comer
2013 to 2015 – Robert Capps, Jr
2015 to 2017 – T. Brooks Lyles
2017 to 2019 – Dennis Nelson

Senior Leaders of the KSSSAR


President General

Arthur Mansfield King (1980)

Vice Presidents General of the South Central District 
Robert Stone (1929)
Ambrose Deatrick (1936)
William F. Turrentine, Jr. (1957)
Donald C. Little (1967)
Scott E. Kelsey (1969)
C. Y. Thomas, II (1975)
Arthur M. King (1977)
Augustus di Zerega, V (1982)
Robert O. Dickey (1984)
Dr. Philip W. Bernstorf (1990)
Thomas E. Smith, Jr. (1993)
Herrick H. Kesler (1997)
Edgar E. Grover (2002)
I. Barnett Ellis (2007)
Peter O. Grassl (2012)
Robert N. Capps, Jr. (2018)

Vice President General of the International District
T. Brooks Lyles, Jr. (2018)

Minutemen
1964 William F. Turrentine
1979 Arthur Mansfield King
1982 Augustus di Zerega
1987 Robert Eugene Burt
1989 Claude L. Withers
1993 Philip W. Berstorf
1998 Herrick H. “Kes” Kesler
2004 Edgar E. Grover
2008 I. Barnett Ellis
2015 Peter O. Grassl