Holland District Ruritans

Fellowship. Goodwill. Community Service.


Ruritan National

  • National President
  • National Vice President
  • Ruritan National Foundation President


Holland District

  • District Governor – 1951


Princess Ann Ruritan Club

  • President




  • Member of Nimmo United Methodist Church
    • Teacher
    • Superintendent of the Church Schools
  • Scouting Leader
  • Active in Red Cross and the Blood Bank
  • President of the Virginia Beach Rotary Club
  • District Governor of the 277th District of Rotary
  • President of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce
  • Master of Princess Anne Lodge (NU) 25 A.F. & A.M.
  • Charter member of Lynnhaven Lodge (NU) 220, A.F. & A.M.,
  • District deputy grandmaster of District (NU) 56,
  • President of Virginia Beach Shrine Club
  • Potentate of Khedive Temple
  • Mid-Atlantic Shrine Association (Vice president and President)
  • Member of John Walters Royal Arch Chapter
  • Member of Grice Commandery (NU)16 Knights Templar,
  • Member of Norfolk Consistory of the Scottish Rite
  • Member of Royal Order of Jesters,
  • Member of Royal Order of Scotland
  • Member of Knight Court of Honor
  • Member of 33rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason
  • Member of Sons of the American Revolution



Professional Experience

  • Director of the Bank of Virginia-Tidewater
  • Past president of the Virginia Building Material Association
  • Director from Virginia on the National Retail Lumber Dealers Association
  • National Advisory and Legislative Committees of the National Lumber Dealers Association
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Virginia Beach General Hospital
  • Chairman of the Virginia Beach Industrial Authority for 11 years
  • Chairman of Rudee Inlet Authority
  • Chairman of Virginia Beach Development Council
  • Tidewater Development Council
  • Commissioner of Virginia State Port Authority for 12 years


 . [Source:  Virginian-Pilot Obituary]