Past Presidents

Junior League of Wilmington Past Presidents:

1918-19           Mrs. Cecil F. Backus (Elizabeth Edsall) 

                        Mrs. William S. Bergland (Eloise Bond)

                        Mrs. Dunham Higgins (Marion Dunham)

1919-21           Mrs. Dunham Higgins

1921-22           Mrs. Philip Kimball (Esther Ward)

1922-24           Mrs. James Douglas (Elinor Thompson)

1925-27           Mrs. William A. Worth (Jane Richards)

1927-28           Mrs. Alfred Gildersleeve (Helen Odell)

1928-29           Mrs. George Lewis Callery (Katherine Hilles)

1929-30           Mrs. Thomas Craven (Josephine Wales)

1930-31           Mrs. Charles Reese, Jr. (Harriet Curtis)

1932-34           Mrs. C. A. W. Uhle (Janet Patterson)

                        Mrs. Richard Gundry (Emily L. Spruance)

1934-35           Mrs. Richard Gundry (Emily L. Spruance)

1935-37           Mrs. Joseph Y. Jeanes, Jr. (Elizabeth Stubbs)

1937-39           Mrs. David H. Stockwell (Emita Ferriday)

                        Mrs. H. Kirkus Dugdale, Jr. (Martha Beadenkopf)

1939-40           Mrs. Russell A. Applegate (Katherine Minard)

1940-42           Mrs. Brooks Darlington (Lillian Crichton)

1942-44           Mrs. William A. Henry (Bessie Maynard)

1944-46           Mrs. W. Lysle Alderson, Jr. (Jean Sobotta)

1946-48           Mrs. J. H. Tyler McConnell (Jean Ellen duPont)

1948-50           Mrs. William W. Beck (Mary Yoder)

1950-51           Mrs. Henry M. Cadot (Agnes Allinson)

                        Mrs. Thomas W. Stephenson (Elizabeth Forster)

1951-52           Mrs. Harcourt C. Vernon (Frances Hitch)

1953-54           Mrs. Leslie D. Joynes (Dorothy Carpenter)

1954-55           Mrs. James H. Dawson (Leila McCain)

1955-56           Mrs. John F. Preston (Sue Marshall)

1956-57           Mrs. Gordon L. Bussard (Carolyn Ackart)

1957-58           Mrs. Donald F. Pollock (Carolyn Mayerberg)

                        Mrs. John B. Tepe (Jeanne Skerry)

1958-59           Mrs. Irenee duPont, Jr. (Barbara Batchelder)

1959-60           Mrs. W. Coleman Edgar (Anne Jessup)

                        Mrs. Willard E. Henderer, II (Nancy Burnham)

1960-61           Mrs. Willard E. Henderer, II (Nancy Burnham)

1961-62           Mrs. George T. Barnhill, III (Muriel Martin)

1962-63           Mrs. David C. Porter (Barbara Beatty)

1963-64           Mrs. Frank VanLeeuwen (Elizabeth Pearce)

1964-65           Mrs. Robert H. Baker, Jr. (Carol King)

1965-66           Mrs. Arthur C. Calvin (Carolyn Denning)

1966-67           Mrs. W. W. Walls, Jr. (Joan Underwood)

1967-68           Mrs. Ben W. Melvin, Jr. (Elizabeth Hershey)

1968-69           Mrs. William A. Jenkins (Elizabeth Miller)

1969-70           Mrs. George C. Hering, III (Fairfax Flinn)

1970-71           Mrs. Conrad L. Hoover (Barbara Alabaster)

1971-72           Mrs. Richmond D. Williams(Lynn Washbourne)

1972-73           Mrs. Jean-Claude Chevrier (Nesta Warfield High)

1973-74           Mrs. Don R. Kuespert (Cynthia Henderson)

1974-75           Ms. Adelaide Atkins

1975-76           Mrs. John R. McGrath (Margaret MacKinnon)

1976-77           Mrs. John D. Kern (Sheila McManus)

1977-78           Mrs. Roger B. Gordon (Virginia Briggs)

1978-79           Mrs. Richard E. Poole (Elisabeth Stroud)

1979-80           Carol Harlan-Aastad (Andreas Aastad - husband)

1980-81           Mrs. James C. Richards (Barbara Boicourt)

1981-82           Mrs. James A. Erisman (Jane Sarius)

1982-83           Mrs. Stephen E. Herrmann (Susan Agoos)

1983-84           Mrs. Mary Frances Maguire (Mary Frances Monigle)

1984-85           Kristin Langerak DeMesse

1985-86           Julia Lambeth Phillips

1986-87           Liane McDowell Sorenson

1987-88           "Lyn" Carolyn Clark Newsom

1988-89           Marian Squires Romanelli

1989-90           Gabrielle King

1990-91           Joan Carota Gehrke

1991-92           Katherine Snow Segars

1992-93           Sharon Rothwell

1993-94           Elizabeth Humphreys Stoddard (Lisa)

1994-95           Heather O'Connell

1995-96           Nancy Graves

1996-97           Dee Durham

1997-98           Pam Cornforth

1998-99           Nina Sneeringer

1999-00           Amy Hughes

2000-01           Charlene Bertheaud

2001-02           Jean Western

2002-03           Suzy Johnson

2003-04           Kate Cowperthwait

2004-05           Cindy Love     

2005-06           Dinah Kirby

2006-07           Francie Truran

2007-08           Kimberly Gessner

2008-09           Catherine Miller

2009-10           Tara Agne

2010-11           Lynn Bouscaren

2011-12           Laura Fontana

2012-13           Jinni Butz