Charter Members of the Society

The Baxter County, Arkansas, Historical Society was founded in the early 1970s by a group of "old-timers," joined by some "newcomers," who were interested in preserving the history of our county.

Those first members as listed in Volume 1, Number 1 (published Summer 1975), of Baxter County History, the quarterly publication of the Society, were:

  • Baker, James H.
  • Bloom, Joseph W.
  • Bloom, Irma
  • Bonow, Walter A.
  • Bonow, Hazen E.
  • Carroll, Garvin
  • Colston, Ronald
  • Davis, Leo T.
  • Fleming, Louise
  • Fisk, Lloyd
  • Fisk, Florene
  • Golden, Phoebe
  • Grass, Raymond L.
  • Grass, Nancy
  • Hackler, Jeff
  • Hackler, Mrs. Jeff
  • Hambleton, Veronica
  • Harris, Paul
  • Harris, Dorothy
  • Johnson, Earle
  • King, Guy
  • King, Mrs. Guy
  • Knight, Howard M.
  • Knight, Olive M.
  • Lambrecht, Gordon M.
  • Lambrecht, Lois C.
  • Magnuson, Winifred M.
  • Marbury, Alyce
  • Messick, Mary Ann
  • Moore, Donald L.
  • Moore, Avis F.
  • Mueting, Alice Geary
  • Pendergrass, O.D.
  • Pope, Mrs. E. Cedric
  • Ramey, Ray, Jr.
  • Ramey, Mrs. Ray, Jr.
  • Russell, Frank P.
  • Russell, Irby E.
  • Silzell, Ralph
  • Silzell, Mrs. Ralph
  • Smith, Quinby
  • Smith, Elizabeth
  • Stafford, Ralph R.
  • Stickford, Emerson L.
  • Stickford, Roma C.
  • Switzer, Ronald F.
  • Whitfield, Andy
  • Whitfield, Mrs. Andy
  • Wolf, C.A.
  • Wolf, Zella Bucher
  • Wright, Nell Powell
  • Wilhm, Margie