Past Presidents

1867 – 1870 Col. Augustin Chester
1870 – 1871 Mr. A. H. Holt
1871 – 1872 Mr. J.M. McNeill & Cong. Ebon Ingersoll
1875 – 1876 J.O.P. Burnside
1876 – 1877 Col. F.D. Stephenson
1880 – 1882 Mr. A. J. Whitaker
1884 – 1885 Brig. Gen. Green B. Raum
1887 – 1888 Mr. Robert W. Ross of Vandalia and Judge R. B. Lamon of Edgar County
1889 – 1890 Mr. Theodore L. DeLand
1890 – 1891 Mr. George W. Ross
1891 – 1892 Mr. D. A. Ray
1892 – 1893 Capt. William M. Meredith
1897 – 1898 Mr. Louis C. Ferrell
1898 – 1899 Mr. Lee Ullery
1899 – 1900 Capt. L. B. Butler
1900 – 1901 Mr. Oscar J. Ricketts (see also 1917)
1901 – 1902 Mr. Latimer B. Stine
1902 – 1903 Mr. F. J. Young
1903 – 1905 Capt. Leverett M. Kelly
1905 – 1906 Mr. Isaac R. Hitt
1906 – 1907 Mr. R. Stone Jackson
1907 – 1908 Capt. H. H. Martin
1908 – 1910 Mr. William H. Richardson
1917 – 1919 Mr. Oscar J. Ricketts
1919 – 1923 Mr. Herbert W. Rutledge
1923 – 1927 Maj. Victor V. Martin
1927 – 1928 Congressman Henry Riggs Rathbone
1928 – 1930 Senator Charles S. Deneen
1930 – 1931 Judge Thomas Williams
1931 – 1932 Judge Theodore Risley
1932 – 1935 Senator William Dieterich
1935 – 1937 Congressman Kent Keller
1937 – 1938 Mr. Frank Sanderson
1938 – 1939 Miss Miriam T. “Mae” Murray
1939 – 1940 Mr. Reginald W. Frank
1940 – 1941 Congressman Laurence F. Arnold
1941 – 1942 Congressman James Barnes
1942 – 1943 Congressman C. W. “Runt” Bishop
1943 – 1944 Congressman Evan Howell
1944 – 1945 Mrs. Ethel Bastedo
1945 – 1947 Congressman Calvin D. Johnson
1947 – 1948 Mr. Henry L. Buckhardt
1948 – 1949 Congressman Edward Jenison
1949 – 1953 Mr. Arnold M. Lederer
1953 – 1954 Miss Charlotte A. Marr
1954 – 1956 Mr. Richard C. Darnell
1956 – 1957 Mrs. Charlotte A. (Marr) Brown
1957 – 1958 Dr. Henry J. Lambert
1958 – 1959 Mr. Leo J. Van Herpe
1959 – 1961 Mr. Joseph C. Brown
1961 – 1963 Miss Helen L. Lewis
1963 – 1964 Mr. Robert B. Gardner
1964 – 1965 Col. William Blake
1965 – 1966 Congressman Roman Pucinski
1966 – 1967 Congressman Robert H. Michel
1967 – 1969 Congressman Frank Annunzio
1969 – 1970 Dr. Carl E. Pruett
1970 – 1971 Congressman Robert McClory
1971 – 1972 Congressman Thomas J. Corcoran
1972 – 1973 Congressman Kenneth Gray
1973 – 1974 Mr. Harold D. Brown
1974 – 1975 Mr. Bill Hermelin
1975 – 1976 Mr. Jack Seum
1976 – 1977 Mrs. Virginia Blake
1977 – 1978 Mrs. Marie McQueen
1978 – 1980 Mr. David Jenkins
1980 – 1981 Mr. Ralph Golden
1981 – 1983 Ms. Nancy Krakover
1983 – 1984 Mr. Larry Krakover
1984 – 1985 Ms. Mary Fran Coffey
1985 – 1986 Mr. John J. Curry, Esq.
1986 – 1987 Lt. Commander David Pauling, USN
1987 – 1988 Mr. Michael Maibach
1988 – 1989 Ms. Jeanne G. Jacob
1989 – 1990 Former State Sen. Mark Q. Rhoads
1990 – 1991 Ms. Mercedes Mann
1991 – 1992 Mr. Francis O. McDermott, Esq.
1992 – 1994 Congressman J. Dennis Hastert
1994 – 1995 Congressman Thomas W. Ewing
1995 – 1996 Congresswoman Cardiss Collins
1996 – 1998 Congressman Ray LaHood
1998 – 2000 Mr. John Maxson
2000 – 2001 Mr. R. Daniel Crumbaugh
2001 – 2002 Ms. Mary Ann McGee
2002 – 2003 Mr. P. Scott Shearer
2003 – 2004 Mr. Earl Rasmussen
2004 – 2006 Ms. Molly Ware
2006 – 2008 Mr. John Buscher
2008 – 2009 Congressman John Shimkus
2009 – 2010 Mr. Bill Weber
2010 – 2012 Mr. Sol Ross
2012 – 2013 Congressman Aaron Schock
2013 – 2015 Mr. Stuart Piper
2015 – Mr. Terry Campo, Esq.