The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 8, July 1904 - April, 1905

90 Texas Historical Association Quarterly.

THE ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING.-At the annual business
meeting of the Texas State Historical Association, held at the
University April 29, Vice-President F. R. Lubbock presided.
The following officers were re-elected: President, Judge John
H. Reagan; vice-presidents, Dr. D. F. Houston, ex-Governor F. R.
Lubbock, Mrs. Julia Lee Sinks and Judge T. S. Miller; cor-
responding secretary, Eugene C. Barker; members of the executive
council, Judge R. L. Batts, Professor W. J. Battle.
Two amendments to the constitution, which had been recom-
mended at a meeting of the executive council on April 20, were
acted on and adopted. The membership of the Association was
increased by the election of about fifty new members.
A committee consisting of Dr. Geo. P. Garrison, Dr. Herbert E.
Bolton and Mr. E. W. Winkler was appointed to prepare resolu-
tions concerning the death of Mr. R. G. West, and it reported
the following, which were adopted:
WHEREAS, Mr. R. G. West, for some time a life member of this
Association, died recently at his home in this city; therefore, be it
Resolved, That in the death of Mr. West this community has
lost one of its best citizens and the Association one of its most
valuable members and generous benefactors.
Resolved, That the sympathies of the Association are hereby
extended to his widow and family in their bereavement.
Resolved, That these resolutions be communicated to Mrs. West
and that they be published in full in the proceedings of this meet-

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