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National Amateur Press Association
The First 100 Years: The moving finger...1876-1880
1876 Philadelphia, Pa., July 4
Chairman — Richard Gerner
President — John Winslow Snyder
Official Editor — William Pemberton
                            Charles C. Heuman
(The Official Organ was not established until 1878. Until then official matters were printed in the paper of the elected editor.)

1877 Long Branch, N. J., July 16, 17
President — Alexander W. Dingwall
Official Editor — Charles C. Heuman

1878 Chicago, Ill., July 17, 18
President — William T. Hall
Official Editor — John Winslow Snyder
                           Clement Chase (4)
(Mr. Snyder resigned at the convention. Mr. Chase elected. Vol. 1, No. 1 of The National Amateur published in September 1878. Figure in parentheses denotes the number of issues published.)

1879 Washington, D. C., July 16, 17, 18
President — J. Edson Briggs
Official Editor — Clement Chase (4)

1880 Cincinnati, Ohio, July 14, 15
President — Will L. Wright
                    Thomas G. Harrison
                    Thomas H. Parsons
Official Editor — Joseph P. Clossey (1)
(Mr. Wright resigned at the convention. Harrison elected, but because of inactivity the presidency was assumed by First Vice-President Parsons.)

    Last updated: 01/23/2000