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List of Active Members
National Education Association
FOR THE YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 1908, AND ENDING
JUNE 30, 1909
CLEVELAND, OHIO, MEETING
NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
THE UNITED STATES
1857-1870 · THE NATIONAL TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION
Organized August 26, 1857, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. PURPOSE—To elevate the character and advance the interest of the profession
of teaching, and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States.
The name of the association was changed at Cleveland, Ohio, on August 15, 1870, to the “National Educational Association."
1870-1907 NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION
Incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia, February 24, 1886, under the name, "National Education Association," which was changed to "National Educational Association," by certificate filed November 6, 1886.
1907NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES
Incorporated under a special act of Congress, approved June 30, 1906, to succeed the “National Educational Association.” The charter was accepted and by-laws were adopted at the Fiftieth Anniversary Con
vention held July 10, 1907, at Los Angeles, California. AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIA
TION OF THE UNITED STATES Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in
SECTION 1. That the following named persons, who are now the officers and directors and trustees of the National Educational Association, a corporation organized in the year eighteen hundred and eighty-six, under the Act of General Incorporation of the Revised Statutes of the District of Columbia, viz.: Nathan C. Schaeffer, Eliphalet Oram Lyte, John W. Lansinger, of Pennsylvania; Isaac W. Hill, of Alabama; Arthur J. Matthews, of Arizona; John H. Hinemon, George B. Cook, of Arkansas; Joseph O'Connor, Josiah L. Pickard, Arthur H. Chamberlain, of California; Aaron Gove, *Ezekiel H. Cook, Lewis C. Greenlee, of Colorado; Charles H. Keyes, of Connecticut; George W. Twitmyer, of Delaware; J. Ormond Wilson, William T. Harris, Alexander T. Stuart, of the District of Columbia; Clem Hampton, of Florida; William M. Slaton, of Georgia; Frances Mann, of Idaho; J. Stanley Brown, *Albert G. Lane, Charles I. Parker, John W. Cook, Joshua Pike, Albert R. Taylor, Joseph A. Mercer, of Illinois; Nebraska Cropsey, Thomas A. Mott, of Indiana; John D. Benedict, of Indian Territory; John F. Riggs, Ashley V. Storm, of Iowa; John W. Spindler, Jasper N. Wilkinson, A. V. Jewett, Luther D. Whittemore, of Kansas; William Henry Bartholomew, of Kentucky; Warren Easton, of Louisi