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City of Warrnambool Rowing Club History

City of Warrnambool Rowing Club – 140 years on the Hopkins River

By Susan Finnigan

 

Presidents and Vice-Presidents: 1870 - 2015

 

(City of) Warrnambool Rowing Club Presidents and Vice-Presidents. In some instances it was difficult to distinguish if the positions applied to a financial or calendar year or rowing season, as some names were reported in newspaper articles. This list is accurate to within one year, as far as possible.

Year Presidents   Vice-Presidents
1871 Mr Octavius F W Palmer   Mr G Jobbins (Chair November 1871)
1872    
1873 Captain Alfred Selby  Mt Peter J McGennan
1874    
1875    
1876    
1877    
1878    
1879    
1880    
1881    
1882    
1883    
1884
   
1885 Mr John Murray MLA Messrs C N T Opie and Walter S Helpman (Rev R Keith Mackay 12/12/1885)
1886 Mr John Murray MLA
Messrs C N T Opie and Walter S Helpman
1887    
1888 Mr James Searle Rowley  
1889 Mr James Searle Rowley
Mr T H Osborne (Mayor), Mr W R Rutledge and Major Walter S Helpman 
1890    
1891    
1892    
1893 Mr James Searle Rowley
 
1894    
1895    
1896 Mr E Ardlie Mr Walter S Helpman, T Redford, R D Burrall, W Simpson, J Miller
1897    
1898    
1899    
1900    
1901    
1902    
1903    
1904    
1905    
1906    
1907    
1908    
1909    
1910    
1911    
1912    
1913    
1914 Cr F Landman (Mayor)  
1915 Mr D O'Driscoll, Mr F J Gill  
1916 Mr F J Gill
T Mackay, F C Osborne, J Ecker
1917 Mr F J Gill
T Mackay, F C Osborne, J Ecker
1918 Mr F J Gill
 
1919 Mr F J Gill
 
1920 Mr F J Gill
 
1921 Mr F J Gill
 
1922 Mr F J Gill
 
1923 Mr F J Gill
 
1924 Mr M L Carter  
1925 Mr M L Carter
Mr F J Gill, D O'Driscoll
1926 Mr M L Carter
Mr F J Gill, D O'Driscoll
1927 Mr M L Carter
Mr F J Gill, D O'Driscoll, J Jackman
1928 Mr F J Gill
Mr M L Carter, D O'Driscoll, J Jackman
1929 Mr F J Gill
 
1930 Mr F J Gill
 
1931 Mr R Wolfe (Chair), Mr F J Gill
 
1932 Mr A Maloney (Chair), Mr F J Gill
 
1933    
1934    
1935 Cr James (Jas) Swan, F J Gill (Chair) Cr H J McGennan
1936 Cr James Swan George Brown, H J McGennan
1937 Cr D Ryan A Anson, D M Dickson, Cr H J McGennan, R Scutcheon, C Dodds, F Edmunds
1938 Cr D Ryan C Dodds, D Dickson, Cr Christian, Mr Dawson, Mr McKenna, Mr J Ramsay
1939   D Ryan, J Newman, C Dodds, J Ramsay, J Kenna, Cr Christian
1940 J Horner Cr D Ryan, C Dodds, J Ramsay, J Kenna, Cr H J McGennan, D M Dickson
1941 Recess  
1942 Recess  
1943 Recess  
1944 Recess  
1945 Recess  
1946 Dr Hetherington C Dodds 
1947 Dr Hetherington
C Dodds, Mr Gill, D Dickson, K Ryan, J Esam
1948 Dr Hetherington
Mr Gill, Dr Patrick, Mr Staples
1949 Dr W G Miller Mr F J Gill, Mr H F Staples, C Dodds, R G Merriman
1950 Dr W G Miller
Mr F J Gill, C A Struth, W Staple, W A Browne, W R Merriman, Mr D Fletcher Jones, Mr C Dodds
1951 Dr W G Miller
Mr F J Gill, Cr A Struth, W Staple, W A Browne, W R Merriman, Mr D Fletcher Jones, Mr C Dodds
1952 Dr W G Miller
Mr F J Gill, Cr A Struth, W Staples, D Batterbee, W A Browne, W R Merriman, Mr D Fletcher Jones, Mr C Dodds
1953 W F Staples Dr W G Miller, Cr A Struth, D Batterbee, W A Browne, W R Merriman, Mr D Fletcher Jones, Mr C Dodds, R Gibbons
1954 W F Staples Dr W G Miller, D Batterbee, W R Merriman, Mr D Fletcher Jones, Mr C Dodds, R & A Gibbons, F J Gill
1955 Recess  
1956 Recess  
1957 Recess  
1958 C Dodds Dr Langton, A Roder, S Lark 
1959 C Dodds P Hunt
1960 C Dodds N Robertson, K O'Grady
1961 C Dodds N Robertson, K O'Grady, Arthur Thompson
1962 N Robertson C Dodds, A Thompson, H Stephenson
1963 N Robertson
C Dodds, A Thompson, C Jenson
1964 N Robertson
C Dodds, S Martin, J W Taylor, V Barbaris
1965 H Warren
N Robertson, C Dodds, N Kelly P O'Grady
1966 H Warren R Scutcheon
1967 J W Taylor H Warren, R Tucker
1968 J W Taylor H Warren, R Tucker
1969 Les. Smart R Murray, R Keinsrod
1970 J W Taylor Ray Tucker, Ron Murray
1971 J W Taylor Robert Stephenson, Junior VP J Carter
1972 J W Taylor Robert Stephenson, Junior VP J Carter
1973 J W Taylor Robert Stephenson, J Carter
1974 J W Taylor Robert Stephenson, Junior VP J Carter
1975 Barry Shiells Jack Crosbie, Junior VP Jim Carter
1976 Barry Shiells
J H Carter, Junior VP M Baudinette
1977 J Carter M Baudinette, Junior VP B Shiells
1978 J Carter M Baudinette, Junior VP C Wooster
1979 M Baudinette
 
1980 M Baudinette
J Carter, Junior VP C Wooster
1981 J Carter M Baudinette, Junior VP Robert O'Keefe
1982 D McDougall Jim Carter, Junior VP C Wooster
1983 D McDougall D Turland, Junior VP C McDonald
1984 P O'Grady C McDonald, Junior VP Alex Fowler (resigned) J Carter (elected)
1985 P O'Grady C McDonald, Junior VP David Turland
1986 P O'Grady D McDougall, Junior VP C Wooster
1987 J Carter B Crimmin, Junior VP C Wooster
1988 J Carter C Wooster, Junior VP P O'Grady
1989 J Carter C Wooster, Junior VP M Baudinette
1990 P Kavanagh J Carter, Junior VP C Wooster
1991 P Kavanagh
J Carter, Junior VP C Wooster
1992 P Kavanagh J Carter, Junior VP C Wooster
1993 P Kavanagh P O'Grady, Junior VP B Crimmin
1994 B Crimmin
 
1995    
1996    
1997    
1998 Clive Wooster Peter Kelson
1999    
2000 P Kelson C Wooster
2001 P Kelson C Wooster
2002 P Kelson C Wooster
2003 P Kelson C Wooster
2004 P Kelson C Wooster
2005 P Kelson C Wooster
2006 P Kelson C Wooster
2007 P Kelson C Wooster
2008 P Kelson C Wooster
2009 B Finnigan P Kelson
2010 B Finnigan P Kelson
2011 B Finnigan Maryanne Purcell
2012 B Finnigan Maryanne Purcell
2013 B Finnigan Maryanne Purcell
2014 B Finnigan Maryanne Purcell
2015 J Bone C Sudholz

 

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