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National Amateur Press Association
The First 100 Years: The moving finger...1891-1900
1891 Philadelphia, Pa., July 14, 15, 16
President — Edwin B. Swift
                    Frank E. Schermerhorn
Official Editor — Walter C. Chiles (4)
(Mr. Schermerhorn's name was placed on presidential roll by action of the 1893 convention.)

1892 Boston, Mass. (Buffalo, N. Y.), July 4, 5, 6
President — Truman J. Spencer
                    Harry C. Hochstadter
Official Editor — Brainerd P. Emery (2)
(Mr. Spencer and Mr. Hochstadter headed rival factions in an associational split. The Spencer group met in Boston, the Hochstadter faction in Buffalo.)

1893 Chicago, Ill., July 4, 5
President — John L. Tomlinson
                    Alson Brubaker
Official Editor — John T. Nixon (1)
                           Will Hancock (1)
                           Finlay A. Grant (2)
(Mr. Tomlinson and Mr. Nixon resigned. Mr. Brubaker was appointed president by executive judges. judiciary committee tentatively named Corresponding Secretary Hancock official editor until Mr. Grant was appointed by President Brubaker.)

1894 Boston, Mass., July 17, 18
President — Charles R. Burger
Official Editor — Franklin C. Johnson (2)
                           Albert Dennis (2)
(Mr. Johnson resigned. Mr. Dennis appointed official editor by the president.)

1895 Chicago, Ill., July 16, 17, 18
President — Will Hancock
Official Editor — Albert W. Dennis
                           Edith B. Miniter (4)
(Mr. Dennis resigned. Mrs. Miniter appointed official editor by the president.)

1896 Washington, D. C., July 7, 8
President — James F. Morton
Official Editor — Edwin Hadley Smith (2)

1897 San Francisco, Calif., July 7, 8
President — David L. Hollub
Official Editor — Edward A. Hering
                            Walter C. Chiles (4)
(Mr. Herring resigned. Mr. Chiles appointed official editor by the president.)

1898 New York, N. Y., July 5, 6, 7
President — Horace Freeman
Official Editor — Samuel Steinberg (1)
                            John G. Kugler (3)
(Executive judges declared Mr. Freeman's election illegal, but then appointed him president. Mr. Steinberg resigned. Mr. Kugler appointed official editor by the president.)

1899 Chicago, Ill., July 5, 6, 7
President — Theodore B. Thiele
Official Editor — Warren J. Brodie (6)

1900 Boston, Mass., July 3, 4, 5
President — Nelson G. Morton
Official Editor — John M. Acee (3)
                           John T. Nixon (2)
(Mr. Acee resigned. Mr. Nixon appointed official editor by the president.)

    Last updated: 01/23/2000