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History of Rowing Victory Inc

History of Rowing Victoria Inc

Appendix 2. Patrons and Presidents

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Men's and Combined Association

The roles of the these positions changed over time. The role of the Patron has always been one of ceremony and recognition. No formal responsibilities rest on this position.

The role of President was introduced at a general meeting of the Association held on 28th September 1878 and was an elected position until 2013 when the position became the Chair of the Board and so elected by the Board. The term President and Chairman are both used from that date.

The roles of elected Vice-Presidents were phased out in 2009 as part of the governance changes moving to a corporate Board structure. However, the role of Deputy Chairman/Vice-President was retained for the Board to appoint one of its own to that position.

Last updated 1st January 2016.

Year Patrons Presidents Vice-Presidents
1876-77   No President  
1877-78   No President  
1878-79   Hon W J Clarke MLC  
1879-80   Hon W J Clarke MLC  
1880-81   Hon W J Clarke MLC  
1881-82   Henry Gyles Turner  
1882-83   Henry Gyles Turner  
1883-84   Hon Mr Justice Hartley Williams  
1884-85   Henry Gyles Turner  
1885-86   Henry Gyles Turner  
1886-87   Henry Gyles Turner  
1887-88   Henry Gyles Turner  
1888-89   Henry Gyles Turner  
1889-90   Henry Gyles Turner J Moloney, E L Zox MLA, Arthur R Blackwood, Thomas Ellison, G Brice, T F Morkham
1890-91   Henry Gyles Turner  
1891-92 The Right Hon The Earl of Hopetoun KCMG Henry Gyles Turner Arthur R Blackwood, Thomas Ellison, Thomas Morkham, E L Zox MLA, F Stuart MLA, George E Upward
1892-93   Henry Gyles Turner Thomas Ellison, Thomas Morkham, E L Zox MLA, F Stuart MLA, George E Upward, H T Jordan
1893-94   Henry Gyles Turner George E Upward
1894-95   Henry Gyles Turner George E Upward
1985-96   Henry Gyles Turner Thomas Ellison, George E Upward
1896-97   Henry Gyles Turner George E Upward
1897-98   Henry Gyles Turner George E Upward
1898-99   Henry Gyles Turner George E Upward
1899-00   Henry Gyles Turner Thomas Ellison, George E Upward, E L Zox MLA, W Davidson, James Aitken, Wm Strong, T F Morkham, C Miller
1900-01   Henry Gyles Turner  
1901-02 Sir John Madden KCMG Henry Gyles Turner Thomas Ellison, George E Upward, James Aitken, C Miller, Cr W M Strong, T F Morkham, W Davidson, W Siddeley
1902-03 Sir George Sydneham Clarke KCMG, Sir John Madden KCMG Henry Gyles Turner Thomas Ellison, George E Upward, W Davidson, James Aitken, Cr W M Strong, W Siddeley, C Miller, T F Morkham
1903-04 Sir George Sydneham Clarke KCMG, Sir John Madden KCMG Henry Gyles Turner Thomas Ellison, George E Upward, W Davidson, James Aitken, C Miller, Edward R Ainley, W B House, Arthur R Blackwood
1904-05 Sir George Sydneham Clarke KCMG, Sir John Madden KCMG Henry Gyles Turner Thomas Ellison, George E Upward, W Davidson, James Aitken, C Miller, Edward R Ainley, W B House, Arthur R Blackwood
1905-06 Sir Reginald Talbot KCB, Sir John Madden KCMG Henry Gyles Turner Thomas Ellison, George E Upward, W Davidson, C Miller, Edward R Ainley, W B House, Arthur J Shepherd
1906-07 Sir Reginald Talbot KCB, Sir John Madden KCMG Henry Gyles Turner Thomas Ellison, George E Upward, W Davidson, C Miller, Edward R Ainley, W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath
1907-08 Sir Reginald Talbot KCB, Sir John Madden KCMG Henry Gyles Turner Thomas Ellison, George E Upward, W Davidson, C Miller, W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath,
1908-09 His Excellency the Governor-General (the Earl of Dudley, GCVO, GCMG), His Excellency the Govenor, Sir Thomas David Gibson Carmichael, Bart, KCMG, His Excellency the Chief Justice, Sir John Madden KCMG Henry Gyles Turner Thomas Ellison (desc), George E Upward, W Davidson, C Miller, W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, G Lupton
1909-10 His Excellency the Governor-General the Earl of Dudley, GCVO, GCMG, His Excellency the Govenor, Sir Thomas David Gibson Carmichael, Bart, KCMG, His Excellency the Chief Justice, Sir John Madden KCMG Henry Gyles Turner George E Upward, W Davidson, C Miller, W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, G Lupton, John I Buchan
1910-11 Sir Thomas David Gibson Carmichael, Bart, KCMG, Sir John Madden GCMG Henry Gyles Turner George E Upward, W Davidson, C Miller, W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, G Lupton, John I Buchan
1911-12 His Excellency Lord Denman, PC, GCMG, KCVO, His Excellency Sir John Fuller, Bart, KCMG, His Excellency Sir John Madden GCMG, LLD Henry Gyles Turner George E Upward, W Davidson, W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, G Lupton, John I Buchan, Stephen J Morell
1912-13 His Excellency Lord Denman, PC, GCMG, KCVO, His Excellency Sir John Fuller, Bart, KCMG, His Excellency Sir John Madden GCMG, LLD Henry Gyles Turner George E Upward, W Davidson, W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, John I Buchan, Cr Stephen J Morell, J M MacFarlane
1913-14 His Excellency Lord Denman, PC, GCMG, KCVO, His Excellency Sir John Fuller, Bart, KCMG, His Excellency Sir John Madden GCMG, LLD Henry Gyles Turner George E Upward, W Davidson, W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, John I Buchan, Cr Stephen J Morell, J M MacFarlane
1914-15 His Excellency Sir Ronald Munro-Ferguson, PC, GCMG, His Excellency Sir Arthur Lyulph Stanley, KCMG, His Excellency Sir John Madden GCMG, LLD Henry Gyles Turner George E Upward (desc), W Davidson, W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, John I Buchan, Cr Stephen J Morell, J M MacFarlane
1915-16 His Excellency Sir Ronald Munro-Ferguson, PC, GCMG, His Excellency Sir Arthur Lyulph Stanley, KCMG, His Excellency Sir John Madden GCMG, LLD Henry Gyles Turner W Davidson, W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, John I Buchan, Cr Stephen J Morell, J M MacFarlane, S Seward
1916-17 His Excellency Sir Ronald Munro-Ferguson, PC, GCMG, His Excellency Sir Arthur Lyulph Stanley, KCMG, His Excellency Sir John Madden GCMG, LLD Henry Gyles Turner W Davidson, W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, John I Buchan, Cr Stephen J Morell, J M MacFarlane, S Seward
1917-18 His Excellency Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson, PC, GCMG, His Excellency Sir Arthur Lyulph Stanley KCMG Henry Gyles Turner W Davidson, W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, John I Buchan, Cr Stephen J Morell, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson
1918-19 His Excellency Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson, PC, GCMG, His Excellency Sir Arthur Lyulph Stanley KCMG, Sir William Irvine KCMG Henry Gyles Turner W Davidson, W B House, John L Buchan, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, Cr Stephen J Morell, J M Macfarlane, W D Dawson
1919-20 His Excellency Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson, PC, GCMG, His Excellency Sir William Irvine KCMG Henry Gyles Turner W B House, John L Buchan, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, Cr Stephen J Morell, J M Macfarlane, W D Dawson, John Lang
1920-21 His Excellency The Right Honorable Lord Forster, PC, GCMG, Sir William Irvine KCMG Henry Gyles Turner W B House, John L Buchan, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, Cr Stephen J Morell, J M Macfarlane, W D Dawson, John Lang (desc)
1921-22 His Excellency The Right Honorable Lord Forster GCMG, His Excellency the Right Honorable The Earl of Stradbroke, KCMG, CB, PC, GCMG, Sir William Irvine KCMG Sen George Fairbairn W B House, John L Buchan, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, Cr Stephen J Morell, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson, J M Semmens
1922-23 His Excellency The Right Honorable Lord Forster GCMG, His Excellency the Right Honorable The Earl of Stradbroke, KCMG, CB, PC, GCMG, Sir William Irvine KCMG George Fairbairn W B House, John L Buchan (desc), Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, Cr Stephen J Morell, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson, J M Semmens
1923-24 His Excellency The Right Honorable Lord Forster GCMG, His Excellency the Right Honorable The Earl of Stradbroke, KCMG, CB, PC, GCMG, Sir William Irvine KCMG George Fairbairn W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, Cr Stephen J Morell, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson, J M Semmens, A M Treacy
1924-25 His Excellency The Right Honorable Lord Forster GCMG, His Excellency the Right Honorable The Earl of Stradbroke, KCMG, CB, PC, GCMG, Sir William Irvine KCMG Mr Justice Starke W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, Ald. Stephen J Morell, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson, J M Semmens, A M Treacy
1925-26 His Excellency The Right Honorable Lord Stonehaven KCMG DSO, His Excellency the Right Honorable Lord Somers, KCMG, DSO, MC, GCMG, Hon Sir William Irvine KCMG Mr Justice Starke W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, Ald. Sir Stephen J Morell KBE, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson, J M Semmens, A M Treacy
1926-27 His Excellency The Right Honorable Lord Stonehaven KCMG DSO, His Excellency the Right Honorable Lord Somers, KCMG, DSO, MC, GCMG, Hon Sir William Irvine KCMG Mr Justice Starke W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, Ald. Sir Stephen J Morell KBE, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson, J M Semmens, A M Treacy
1927-28 His Excellency The Right Honorable Lord Stonehaven KCMG DSO, His Excellency the Right Honorable Lord Somers, KCMG, DSO, MC, GCMG, Hon Sir William Irvine KCMG Mr Justice Starke W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, Ald. Sir Stephen J Morell KBE, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson, J M Semmens, A M Treacy
1928-29 His Excellency The Right Honorable Lord Stonehaven GCMG DSO, His Excellency the Right Honorable Lord Somers, KCMG, DSO, MC, GCMG, Hon Sir William Irvine KCMG Mr Justice Starke W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, C Monteath, Ald. Sir Stephen J Morell KBE, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson, J M Semmens, A M Treacy
1929-30 His Excellency The Right Honorable Lord Stonehaven PC GCMG DSO, His Excellency the Right Honorable Lord Somers, KCMG, DSO, MC, GCMG, Hon Sir William Irvine KCMG Mr Justice Starke W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, Ald. Sir Stephen J Morell KBE, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson, J M Semmens, A M Treacy, Sir George Fairbairn
1930-31 His Excellency The Right Honorable Lord Stonehaven PC GCMG DSO, His Excellency the Right Honorable Lord Somers, KCMG, DSO, MC, GCMG, Hon Sir William Irvine KCMG Mr Justice Starke W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, Ald. Sir Stephen J Morell KBE, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson, J M Semmens, A M Treacy, Sir George Fairbairn
1931-32 His Excellency The Right Honorable Sir Issac Alfred Issacs GCMG, His Excellency the Hon Sir William Irvine KCMG Mr Justice Starke W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, Ald. Sir Stephen J Morell KBE, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson, J M Semmens, A M Treacy, Sir George Fairbairn
1932-33 His Excellency The Right Honorable Sir Issac Alfred Issacs GCMG, His Excellency the Hon Sir William Irvine KCMG Mr Justice Starke W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, Ald. Sir Stephen J Morell KBE, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson, J M Semmens, A M Treacy, Sir George Fairbairn
1933-34 His Excellency The Right Honorable Sir Issac Alfred Issacs GCMG, His Excellency the Hon Sir William Irvine KCMG Mr Justice Starke W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, Ald. Sir Stephen J Morell KBE, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson, J M Semmens, A M Treacy, Sir George Fairbairn
1934-35 His Excellency The Right Honorable Sir Issac Alfred Issacs GCMG, His Excellency the Hon Sir William Irvine KCMG Mr Justice Starke W B House, Arthur J Shepherd, Ald. Sir Stephen J Morell KBE, J M MacFarlane, W D Dawson, J M Semmens, A M Treacy, Sir George Fairb