Past Chairmen

Past Chairmen (formerly known as Presidents)

No.  Years Served Chairman Hometown    Convention Site
 129 2017-18 Jerry Host Jackson Destin, FL
 128 2016-17 Frank Sibley Marks Destin, FL
 127 2015-16 George Marx Hazlehurst Destin, FL
 126 2014-15 Freddie Bagley Brandon Destin, FL
 125 2013-14 Odean Busby Magee Destin, FL
 124 2012-13 Greg Taylor Holly Springs Destin, FL
 123 2011-12 Carl Chaney Gulfport Destin, FL
 122 2010-11 Joel C. Clements Waynesboro Destin, FL
 121 2009-10 E. Robinson McGraw Tupelo Destin, FL
 120 2008-09 Bill Sones Brookhaven Destin, FL
 119 2007-08 James H. Clayton Indianola Destin, FL
 118 2006-07 Harry M. Walker Jackson Destin, FL
 117 2005-06 Huey L. Townsend Belzoni Destin, FL
 116 2004-05 T. E. "Gene" Walker Forest Destin, FL
 115 2003-04 Hugh S. Potts, Jr. Kosciusko Destin, FL
 114 2002-03 S. Griffin Norquist, Jr. Yazoo City Biloxi
 113 2001-02 Steve Webb Philadelphia Panama City Beach, FL
 112 2000-01 W. Page Ogden Natchez Destin, FL
 111 1999-2000 Fred Miller Anguilla Destin, FL
 110 1998-99 Vance L. Witt New Albany Biloxi
 109 1997-98 George A. Schloegel Gulfport Biloxi
 108 1996-97 Larry Pratt * Batesville Panama City Beach, FL
 107 1995-96 Aubrey Patterson Tupelo Nashville, TN
 106 1994-95 E. E. Prestridge Hazlehurst Panama City Beach, FL
 105 1993-94 Earl W. Lundy* Vicksburg Panama City Beach, FL
 104 1992-93 Bobby P. Martin Ripley Panama City Beach, FL
 103 1991-92 Jack B. Yates Lexington Panama City Beach, FL
 102 1990-91 E. B. Robinson Jr. Jackson Panama City Beach, FL
 101 1989-90 Leon C. Williamson* Magnolia Biloxi
 100 1988-89 Lewis F. Mallory, Jr. Starkville Biloxi
 99 1987-88 D. P. McGowan* Yazoo City Biloxi
 98 1986-87 F.  Farrell Berryhill* Pontotoc Biloxi
 97 1985-86 M. F. Kahlmus* Meridian Biloxi
 96 1984-85 Raymond L. Davis* Brookhaven Biloxi
 95 1983-84 R. E. Kennington, II* Grenada Biloxi
 94 1982-83 Cecil F. Robbins* Edwards Biloxi
 93 1981-82 Douglas A. Herring* Starkville Biloxi
 92 1980-81 Don F. Calfee* Brandon Biloxi
 91 1979-80 Paul W. McMullan* Hattiesburg Biloxi
 90 1978-79 R. D. Gage, III* Port Gibson Biloxi
 89 1977-78 Ray K. Smith* Greenville Biloxi
 88 1976-77 John H. Mitchell, Jr.* Starkville Biloxi
 87 1975-76 William E. Howard, Jr.* Laurel Biloxi
 86 1974-75 R. Ben Lampton* Jackson Biloxi
 85 1973-74 Leo W. Seal, Jr.* Gulfport Biloxi
 84 1972-73 J. C. Whitehead, Jr.* Tupelo Biloxi
 83 1971-72 C. S. McGivaren,* Clarksdale Biloxi
 82 1970-71 S. D. Davis* Mendenhall Biloxi
 81 1969-70 C. E. Morgan, Jr.* Kosciusko Biloxi
 80 1968-69 H. P. Heidelberg Jr.* Pascagoula Biloxi
 79 1967-68 W. Liddon McPeters* Corinth Biloxi
 78 1966-67 Orrick Metcalfe* Natchez Biloxi
 77 1965-66 C. A. Miller, Jr.* Greenwood Biloxi
 76 1964-65 N. S. Rogers Jackson Biloxi
 75 1963-64 C. C. Eason* Tupelo Biloxi
 74 1962-63 Thad B. Lampton, Jr.* Columbia Biloxi
 73 1961-62 Wylie V. Kees* Magee Biloxi
 72 1960-61 E. P. Peacock, Jr.* Clarksdale Biloxi
 71 1959-60 L. Y. Foote* Hattiesburg Biloxi
 70 1958-59 R. C. Liddonh* Corinth Biloxi
 69 1957-58 C. E. Morgan* Kosciusko Biloxi
 68 1956-57 J. T. Brown* Jackson Biloxi
 67 1955-56 S. E. Babington* Magnolia Biloxi
 66 1954-55 W. W. Hollowell* Greenville Biloxi
 65 1953-54 R. P. Parish, Jr.* Greenwood Biloxi
 64 1952-53 W. P. McMullan* Jackson Biloxi
 63 1951-52 L. G. Simmons* Pontotoc Biloxi
 62 1950-51 W. B. Herring* Pascagoula Biloxi
 61 1949-50 P. C. Williams* Yazoo City Biloxi
 60 1948-49 Frank E. Allen* Canton Biloxi
 59 1947-48 W. Stennis Johnson* McComb Biloxi
 58 1946-47 Walter Page* Starkville Biloxi
 57 1945-46 G. J. Hauenstein* Hattiesburg Jackson
 56 1944-45 M. D. Brett* Jackson Biloxi
 55 1943-44 Leo W. Seal* Bay St. Louis Jackson
 54 1942-43 W. M. Mounger Jackson Biloxi
 53 1941-42 W. H. Negus* Greenville Biloxi
 52 1940-41 Frank R. McGeoy, Jr.* Greenwood Biloxi
 51 1939-40 A. L. Rogers* New Albany Biloxi
 50 1938-39 W. A. Montgomery* Edwards New Orleans
 49 1937-38 Conwell Sykes* Clarksdale Edgewater Gulf
 48 1936-37 George C. Wallace* Jackson Memphis
 47 1935-36 B. J. Carter, Jr.* Meridian Vicksburg
 46 1934-35 H. H. Chambliss* Laurel Biloxi
 45 1933-34 M. Gerald Burrow* Tunica Jackson
 44 1932-33 G. M. McWilliams* Hattiesburg Memphis
 43 1931-32 J. W. Slaughter* Columbus Jackson
 42 1930-31 B. C. Adams* Grenada Gulfport
 41 1929-30 N. H. Crenshaw* Jackson Biloxi
 40 1928-29 F. H. Parker* Canton Memphis
 39 1927-28 A. D. Simpson* Meridian Edgewater Gulf
 38 1926-27 O. B. Taylor* Jackson Biloxi
 37 1925-26 J. B. Stirling* Jackson Jackson
 36 1924-25 R. B. Clark* Tupelo Columbus
 35 1923-24 H. C. Herring* Moss Point Meridian
 34 1922-23 E. P. Peacock* Clarksdale Jackson
 33 1921-22 W. D. Davis* Brookhaven Vicksburg
 32 1920-21 T. W. McCoy* Vicksburg Gulfport-Biloxi
 31 1919-20 Thad B. Lampton* Jackson Clarksdale
 30 1918-19 R. C. King* Greenwood Camp Shelby
 29 1917-18 W. P. Kretschmar* Greenville Greenville
 28 1916-17 J. A. Bandi* Gulfport Laurel
 27 1915-16 S. J. High* Tupelo Jackson
 26 1914-15 Henry Hart* Winona Vicksburg
 25 1913-14 J. F. Flournoy* Canton West Point
 24 1912-13 Q. B. Quinn* McComb Gulfport
 23 1911-12 C. H. Williams* Yazoo City Greenwood
 22 1910-11 B. W. Griffith* Vicksburg Natchez
 21 1909-10 W. M. Anderson* Jackson Columbus
 20 1908-09 O. Newton, Jr.* Jackson Brookhaven
 19 1907-08 John M. Fletcher* Kosciusko Gulfport
 18 1906-07 E. McMorries* Meridian Meridian
 17 1905-06 J. W. McGrath* Brookhaven Vicksburg
 16 1904-05 F. W. Foote* Hattiesburg Tupelo
 15 1903-04 J. T. Thomas* Grenada Hattiesburg
 14 1902-03 J. J. White* McComb McComb City
 13 1901-02 B. L. Roberts* Canton West Point
 12 1900-01 R. L. Bennett* Yazoo City Canton
 11 1899-1900 Phil A. Rush* Senatobia Grenada
 10 1898-99 J. A. Conway* Vicksburg Greenville
 9 1897-98 G. D. Able* Water Valley Water Valley
 8 1896-97 James E. Negus* Greenville Jackson
 7 1895-96 C. W. Robinson* Meridian Jackson
 6 1894-95 J. W. Griffis* Grenada Jackson
 5 1893-94 R. W. Millsaps* Jackson Yazoo City
 4 1892-93 A. G. Campbell* Natchez Vicksburg
 3 1891-92 Lee Richardson* Vicksburg Natchez
 2 1890-91 W. A. Pollock* Greenville Meridian
 1 1889-90 S. S. Carter* Jackson Jackson
         


Past Presidents (formerly known as Secretaries)

 8   McKinley W. Deaver  1993-
7   J. Ben Woods, Jr. 1984-1992
6   John R. Hubbard * 1970-1984
5   Leigh Watkins, Jr. *  1946-1970
4   Buford Yerger * 1944-1946
3   George B. Power * 1918-1944
2   Thomas H. Dickson * 1913-1918
1   B.W. Griffith * 1889-1913


* deceased