Past Presidents

History


The elected presidents of the NFRW -- all of whom rose through the ranks of state federations and all of whom served as volunteers -- have hailed from states from all parts of the nation. From 1952 until 2002, the NFRW president served as an ex officio member of the Executive Committee of the Republican National Committee.


  Marion E. Martin of Maine - Founder 

 
Joyce Arneill of Colorado -
President, 1939-40  

 
Judy Weis of New York -
President, 1941-42  

 
Marie Suthers of Illinois -
President, 1943-46  

 
Peggy Green of Massachusetts -
President, 1947-48 

 
Elizabeth Farrington of Hawaii -
President, 1949-52  

 
Nora Kearns of Pennsylvania -
President, 1953-56  

 
Mary Catherine Gibson of Michigan -
President, 1957-60 

 
Ruth Parks of Colorado -
President, 1961-62  

 
Dorothy Andrews Elston Kabis of Delaware -
President, 1963-67 

 
Gladys O'Donnell of California -
President, 1968-71 

 
Constance Dean Armitage of South Carolina -
President, 1972-75 

 
Patricia Hutar of Illinois -
President, 1976-77 

 
Betty Green Heitman of Louisiana -
President, 1978-80  

 
Betty Rendel of Indiana -
President, 1981-85  

 
Judy Hughes of Colorado -
President, 1986-89  

 
Huda Jones of Kentucky -
President, 1990-93  

 
Charlotte Mousel of California -
President, 1994-95 

 
Marilyn Thayer of Louisiana -
President, 1996-97  

 
Mary Jo Arndt of Illinois -
President, 1998-99  

 
Marian Miller of Indiana -
President, 2000-01  

 
Heidi Smith of Nevada -
President, 2002-03

 
Dianne Thompson of Texas -
President, 2004-05  

  Beverly Davis of Utah -
President, 2006-07  

 
Shirley Sadler of Ohio -
President, 2008-09

  Sue Lynch of Wisconsin - President, 2010-11  

  Rae Lynne Chornenky - President, 2012-13  

  Kathy Brugger - President, 2014-15  


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