"I believe that nothing is more important to our ability to effectively address our present than understanding the lessons learned from those who have come before us."

-Charlie Gonzales

Past Presidents of Texas Gulf Coast Press Association

1938-40 John H. Manthey Jr., Cleveland

1940-41 Ben F. Harigel, LaGrange

1941-42 Franz W. Zelske, Bellville

1942-43 Price Daniel Sr., Liberty*

1943-44 Tom S. Whitehead, Brenham

1944-45 Frank Shannon, Wharton

1945-46 David Read, Silsbee

1946-47 Ernest A. Bosl, Schulenberg

1947-48 W. M. Shannon, Richmond

1948-49 Henry Reese III, Gonzales

1949-50 O. J. Wilkerson, Port Neches

1950-51 George Carmack, Houston*

1951-52 J. C. (Jake) Smyth, Liberty

1952-53 W. H. Beaumier, Lufkin

1953-54 Merle Luker, Grapeland*

1954-55 Patsy Woodall, Huntsville*

1955-56 Rigby Owen, Sr., Conroe

1956-57 Robert H. Whitten, Navasota*

1957-58 W. B. Crossley, Madisonville*

1958-59 L. A. Duewall, LaGrange

1959-60 Donald B. Bryant, Rosenberg*

1960-61 Don Reid Jr., Huntsville*

1961-62 J. Alvin Barr, Nederland

1962-63 Fred R. Frnka, Eagle Lake*

1963-64 Henry Reese IV, Gonzales*

1964-65 W. Ross Woodall, Huntsville*

1965-66 J. Cullen Browning, Orange

1966-67 E. H. Whitehead, Rusk

1967-68 Camp Ezell, Beeville*

1968-69 Rigby Owen Jr., Conroe

1969-70 Paul Durham, Diboll*

1970-71 Adair Luker, Vidor

1971-72 Billy C. Dove, Livingston

1972-73 Willis Webb, Conroe

1973-74 John C. Taylor, Seguin

1974-75 Glenn Sedam, Bay City*

1975-76 Fred V. Barbee, El Campo*

1976-77 Ernie Zieschang, Liberty*

1977-78 Sam Logan, Madisonville*

 

 

1978-79 George Bridges, Flatonia*

1979-80 Larry Power, Deer Park

1980-81 Charles E. Cox Jr., Edna

1981-82 Chris F. Barbee, El Campo

1983-84 O'Ferral Pauley, Wharton

1984-85 Steve Balke, Huntsville

1985-86 Murray Judson, Port Aransas

1986-87 Alvin Holley, Livingston

1987-88 Gregory L. Peak, Livingston

1988-89 Ms. B. J. Power, Deer Park

1989-90 Bassett Keller, Crockett*

1990-91 Ted Leach, Carthage*

1991-92 Gary Kent, Beeville

1992-93 Chuck Bloom, Nixon

1993-94 Tommy Anderson, Lake Jackson

1994-95 Mary Judson, Port Aransas

1995-96 Nick West, Palacios*

1996-97 Clark Whitten, Navasota

1997-98 Ron Sanders, Wharton

1998-99 Jim Grimes, Sealy*

1999-2000 Ramona Ferguson, The Banner Press Newspaper,

Columbus

2000-01 Glenn Rea, Cuero Record

2001-02 Bill DeFries, Ingleside Index

2002-03 Greg Peak, Polk County Enterprise

2003-04 Patrick Martin, Normangee Star

2004-05 Mark Henry, Lake Cities Sun

2005-06 Kelli Barnes, Tyler County Booster

2006-07 Larry Hauk, Copperas Cove Leader-Press

2007-08 Hank Hargrave, Normangee Star

2008-09 Phil Reynolds, Port Aransas South Jetty

2009-10 Joyce Hauk, Copperas Cove Leader-Press

2010-11 Roy Sanders, Burleson County Tribune, Caldwell

2011-12 Chad Ferguson, Columbus Banner Press

2012-13 Mary and Murray Judson, Port Aransas South Jetty

2013-14 Danny Reneau, The Silsbee Bee

2014-15 Tania French, The Port Lavaca Wave

2015-16 Sue Brown, Pleasanton Express

2016-2017 Ramona Ferguson, The Banner Press Newspaper, Columbus

 

*Deceased

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