American Pomological Society Heading with apple graphic

Annual Meetings and Officers of the Society

Meeting Number

Year

Date

City

State

President

Secretary

1

1848

Oct. 10 - 11

New York

New York

Marshall P. Wilder

S. B. Parsons

Great National Convention of Fruit Growers, under the auspices of the American Institue of New York.

2

1849

New York

New York

Marshall P. Wilder

S. B. Parsons

American Congress of Fruit Growers

3

1850

Oct. 2 - 4

Cincinnati

Ohio

Dr. W. D. Brinckle

F. R. Elliott, Ohio; P. Barry, N.Y.; J. A. Warder, Ohio

Three Secretaries were elected.

4

1852

Sept. 13-14

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

Marshall P. Wilder

Thomas P. James (Corresponding Secretary), F. R. Elliott, Ohio & James Watts, N.Y. (Recording Secretaries)

A constitution was adopted and the organization was renamed The American Pomological Society

5

1854

Sept. 13-15

Boston

Massachusetts

Marshall P. Wilder

H. W. S. Cleveland

The Third Session of the American Pomological Society and the fifth of this national association.

The constitution and by-laws were labeled the American Pomological Society.

6

1856

Sept. 24-26

New York

New York

Marshall P. Wilder

P. Barry

7

1858

Sept. 14-16

New York

New York

Marshall P. Wilder

P. Barry

8

1860

Sept. 11-13

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

Marshall P. Wilder

Thomas W. Field

9

1862

Se[t. 17-19

Boston

Massachusetts

Marshall P. Wilder

Leander Wetherell (Sec. pro tem); James Vick (Sec.)

10

1864

Sept. 13-15

Rochester

New York

Marshall P. Wilder

James Vick

11

1867

Sept. 11-13

St. Louis

Missouri

Marshall P. Wilder

F. R. Elliott

12

1869

Sept. 15-17

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

Marshall P. Wilder

F. R. Elliott

13

1871

Sept. 6-8

Richmond

Virginia

Marshall P. Wilder

F. R. Elliott

14

1873

Sept. 10-12

Boston

Massachusetts

Marshall P. Wilder

W. C. Flagg

15

1875

Sept. 8-10

Chicago

Illinois

Marshall P. Wilder

W. C. Flagg

16

1877

Sept. 12-14

Baltimore

Maryland

Marshall P. Wilder

W. C. Flagg

17

1879

Sept. 17-19

Rochester

New York

Marshall P. Wilder

Robert Manning

18

1881

Sept. 14-16

Boston

Massachusetts

Marshall P. Wilder

W. J. Beal

19

1883

Sept. 12-14

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

Marshall P. Wilder

W. J. Beal

20

1885

Sept. 9-11

Grand Rapids

Michigan

Prosper J. Berchmans

Charles W. Garfield

21

1887

Sept. 14-16

Boston

Massachusetts

Prosper J. Berchmans

Charles W. Garfield

22

1889

Feb. 20-22

Ocala

Florida

Prosper J. Berchmans

A. A. Crozier

23

1891

Sept. 22-24

Washington, D.C.

Prosper J. Berchmans

George C. Brackett

1893

no meeting

24

1895

Jan. 16-18

Sacramento

California

Prosper J. Berchmans

George C. Brackett

An adjourned session was held in Los Angeles, Jan. 30

25

1897

Sept. 1-2

Columbus

Ohio

Charles L. Watrous

William A. Taylor

26

1899

Sept. 7-8

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

Charles L. Watrous

William A. Taylor

27

1901

Sept. 12-13

Buffalo

New York

Charles L. Watrous

William A. Taylor

28

1903

Sept. 10-12

Boston

Massachusetts

J. H. Hales

John Craig

29

1905

Sept. 19-21

Kansas City

Missouri

L. A. Goodman

John Craig

30

1907

Sept. 24-26

Jamestown

Virginia

L. A. Goodman

John Craig

31

1909

Sept. 14-17

St. Catharines

Ontario, Canada

L. A. Goodman

John Craig

32

1911

Feb. 9-11

Tampa

Florida

L.A. Goodman

John Craig

33

1913

Nov. 17-21

Washington, D.C.

W. N. Hutt

E. R. Lake

34

1915

Sept. 1-3

Berkeley

California

W. N. Hutt

E. R. Lake

35

1917

Oct. 30-Nov. 1

Boston

Massachusetts

L. H. Bailey

E. R. Lake

36

1919

Dec. 30-Jan. 1

St. Louis

Missouri

L. H. Bailey

E. R. Lake

37

1920

Dec. 1-3

Columbus

Ohio

L. H. Bailey

Robert B. Cruickshank

38

1921

Dec. 7-9

Toledo

Ohio

L. H. Bailey

R. B. Cruickshank

39

1922

Nov. 15-17

Council Bluffs

Iowa

L. H. Bailey

R. B. Cruickshank

40

1923

Nov. 6-9

New York

New York

L. H. Bailey

R. B. Cruickshank

41

1924

Nov. 11-14

Atlantic City

New Jersey

Paul C. Stark, Sr.

H. C. C. Miles, Sec.-Treas.

42

1925

Dec. 8-10

Kansas City

Missouri

Paul C. Stark, Sr.

H. C. C. Miles, Sec.-Treas.

43

1926

Nov. 30-Dec. 3

Grand Rapids

Michigan

Paul C. Stark, Sr.

H. C. C. Miles, Sec.-Treas.

44

1927

Dec. 6-8

Louisville

Kentucky

Ralph W. Rees

H. C. C. Miles, Sec.-Treas.

45

1929

Jan. 15-16

Rochester

New York

Ralph W. Rees

H. C. C. Miles, Sec.-Treas.

46

1929

Dec. 3-5

Roanoke

Virginia

Ralph W. Rees

H. C. C. Miles, Sec.-Treas.

47

1930

nov. 12-14

Shenandoah

Iowa

J. C. Blair

H. C. C. Miles, Sec.-Treas.

48

1932

Feb. 1-3

Columbus

Ohio

J. C. Blair

H. L. Lantz

49

1933

Dec. 13-15

Springfield

Illinois

B. S. Pickett

H. L. Lantz

50

1934

Dec. 4-6

Grand Rapids

Michigan

B. S. Pickett

H. L. Lantz

51

1935

Dec. 10-13

Hartford

Connicticut

B. S. Pickett

H. L. Lantz

52

1936

Dec. 8-10

Roanoke

Virginia

B. S. Pickett

H. L. Lantz

53

1937

Dec. 8-10

Springfield

Missouri

B. S. Pickett

H. L. Lantz

54

1938

Nov. 30-Dec. 2

Chattanooga

Tennessee

B. S. Pickett

H. L. Lantz

55

1940

Jan. 2-5

Worcester

Massachusetts

B. S. Pickett

H. L. Lantz

56

1941

Jan. 15-17

Hamilton

Ontario, Canada

B. S. Pickett

H. L. Lantz

57

1941

Dec. 3-5

Grand Rapids

Michigan

T. J. Talbert

H. L. Lantz

58

1942

Dec. 14-16

Quincy

Illinois

T. J. Talbert

H. L. Lantz

59

1943

Dec. 13-15

St. Louis

Missouri

T. J. Talbert

H. L. Lantz

60

1944

Dec. 5-7

Roanoke

Virginia

T. J. Talbert

H. L. Lantz

61

1947

Feb. 19-21

St. Louis

Missouri

Stanley Johnston

H. L. Lantz

62

1948

Feb. 17-19

St. Louis

Missouri

Stanley Johnston

W. D. Armstrong

63

1949

Dec. 6-8

Yakima

Washington

Stanley Johnston

W. D. Armstrong

64

1950

Feb. 8-10

Columbus

Ohio

John T. Bregger

W. D. Armstrong

65

1951

Feb. 19-21

St. Louis

Missouri

John T. Bregger

W. D. Armstrong

66

1952

Jan. 7-9

Roanoke

Virginia

R. B. Tukey

W. D. Armstrong

67

1952

Dec. 2-4

Grand Rapids

Michigan

R. B. Tukey

W. D. Armstrong

68

1954

Jan. 13-15

Indianapolis

Indiana

A. S. Colby

W. D. Armstrong

69

1954

Nov. 29-Dec. 1

Springfield

Illinois

A. S. Colby

R. B. Tukey

70

1956

Jan. 18-20

Rochester

New York

H. A. Rollins

R. B. Tukey

71

1956

Dec. 2-5

Worcester

Massachusetts

H. A. Rollins

G. M. Kessler, Sec-Treas.

72

1958

Jan. 6-9

Worcester

Massachusetts

A. Leon Havis

G. M. Kessler, Sec-Treas.

73

1959

Jan. 5-7

Columbia

Missouri

P. H. Shepard

G. M. Kessler, Sec-Treas.

74

1960

Feb. 8-10

York

Pennsylvania

P. H. Shepard

G. M. Kessler, Sec-Treas.

75

1961

Jan. 5-7

Lafayette

Indiana

P. H. Shepard

G. M. Kessler, Sec-Treas.

76

1962

Jan. 15-17

Toronto

Ontario, Canada

W. H. Upshall

G. M. Kessler, Sec-Treas.

77

1962

Dec. 3-5

Yakima

Washington

W. H. Upshall

G. M. Kessler, Sec-Treas.

78

1963

Dec. 11-12

Jackson

Tennessee

W. A. Luce

G. M. Kessler, Sec-Treas.

79

1964

Dec. 14-15

Rochester

New York

W. A. Luce

J. B. Mowry, Sec-Treas.

80

1966

Jan. 11-13

Asheville

North Carolina

D. V. Fisher

J. B. Mowry, Sec-Treas.

81

1967

Jan. 15-17

Council Bluffs

Iowa

D. V. Fisher

J. B. Mowry, Sec-Treas.

82

1968

Jan. 15-17

Roanoke

Virginia

G. M. Kessler

J. B. Mowry, Sec-Treas.

83

1968

Dec. 12-13

Lake Delton

Wisconsin

O. A. Bradt

L. D. Tukey

84

1969

Dec. 10-11

Fort Smith

Arkansas

O. A. Bradt

L. D. Tukey

85

1970

Dec. 8-9

Niagara Falls

Ontario, Canada

O. A. Bradt

L. D. Tukey

86

1972

Jan. 26-28

Grand Junction

Colorado

G. L. Slate

L. D. Tukey

87

1973

Jan. 29-31

Columbus

Ohio

G. L. Slate

L. D. Tukey

88

1973

Aug. 19-22

Raleigh

North Carolina

H. W. Fogle

L. D. Tukey


89

1974

Aug. 9-15

Guelph

Ontario, Canada

H. W. Fogle

L. D. Tukey

90
1975

July 23

Beltsville

Maryland

H. W. Fogle

L. D. Tukey

91
1976

Aug. 13

Baton Rouge

Louisiana

B. J. E. Teskey

R. C. Rom

92
1977

Oct. 9 - 15

Salt Lake City

Utah

M. N. Dana

R. C. Rom

93
1978

July 16-20

Boston

Massachusetts

Hugh A. Daubeny

R. C. Rom

94
1979

July 30-Aug. 4

Columbus

Ohio

Hugh A. Daubeny

R. C. Rom

95
1980

July 27

Fort Collins

Colorado

J. N. Moore

R. C. Rom

96
1981

Aug. 8-14

Atlanta

Georgia

R. C. Lamb

R. C. Rom

97
1982

Aug. 8-14

Ames

Iowa

R. C. Lamb

R. C. Rom

98
1983

Oct. 16-22

McAllen

Texas

R. C. Rom

W. B. Sherman

99
1984

Aug. 10

Vancouver, B.C.

Canada

R. C. Rom

W. B. Sherman

100
1985

July 31

Blacksburg

Virginia

K. W. Hanson

W. B. Sherman

101
1986

Aug. 14

Davis

California

K. W. Hanson

R. Scorza

102
1987

Nov 11

Orlando

Florida

John T. A. Proctor

W. R. Okie

103
1988

Aug. 9

East Lansing

Michigan

John T. A. Proctor

W. R. Okie

104
1989

Aug. 1

Tulsa

Oklahoma

John T. A. Proctor

W. R. Okie

105
1990

Nov. 5

Tuscon

Arizona

James N. Cummins

W. R. Okie

106
1991

July 22

University Park

Pennsylvania

R. E. C. Layne

W. R. Okie

107
1992

Aug. 4

Honolulu

Hawaii

R. E. C. Layne

W. R. Okie

108
1993

July 28

Nashville

Tennessee

Robert A. Norton

W. R. Okie

109
1994

August 8

Corvallis

Oregon

Robert A. Norton

Curt R. Rom

110
1995

July 30

Montreal, Quebec

Canada

G. Tehrani

Curt R. Rom

111
1996

Oct. 8

Lexington

Kentucky

G. Tehrani

Curt R. Rom

112
1997

July 24

Salt Lake City

Utah

J. A. Flore

Curt R. Rom

113
1998

July 14

Charlotte

North Carolina

J. A. Flore

Curt R. Rom

114
1999

July 29

Minneapolis

Minnesota

D. W. Greene

J. R. Schupp

115
2000

July 24

Orlando

Florida

D. W. Greene

J. R. Schupp

116
2001

July 25

Sacramento

California

David M. Hunter

Desmond R. Layne

117
2002

Aug. 12-15

Toronto, Ontario

Canada

Curt R. Rom

Desmond R. Layne

118
2003

Oct. 4

Providence

Rhode Island

Frank Kappel

Desmond R. Layne

119
2004

July 18-19

Austin

Texas

Essie Fallahi

Desmond R. Layne

120
2005

July 19-20

Las Vegas

Nevada

Kim E. Hummer

Kirk Pomper

121
2006

July 28-29

New Orleans

Louisiana

Kim E. Hummer

Kirk Pomper

122
2007

July 18-19

Scottsdale

Arizona

Ed W. Stover

Kirk Pomper

123
2008

July 21-24

Orlando

Florida

Ed W. Stover

Kirk Pomper

124
2009

July 25-28

St. Louis

Missouri

Desmond R. Layne

Kirk Pomper