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ENCAMPMENT!

November 8th-12th, 2017

 

General Meeting

ALL WELCOME

Saturday, March 10th, 2:00pm

Heritage Inn & Suites

Ridgecrest, CA

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"The Passionate Creation of

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by Steve Hale


 

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Buttons

Every  year  since  1969  the Death Valley '49ers has produced a Comemmorative Membership Button to be worn at each year's Encampment. Take a look back through DV '49er History and see which Comemmorative Buttons you need to complete your set.

Buttons listed as NLA (No Longer Available) are shown here for collector's reference only.


1969/1970

President: Arthur D. Guy Jr

Orange/Yellow

NLA

 

1971

President:  Paul DeDecker

Green/Yellow

NLA

 

1972

President: Dean Lemon

Pink/Yellow

NLA

 

1973

Pres: William H. Newbro

Orange/Black


 

1974

Pres: R. Chalmers Graham

Gold/Black


 

1975 Silver Anniversary

President: George Koenig

Silver/Black

NLA

 

1976 USA Bicentennial

President: Robert Logsdon

Silver/Blue

NLA

 

1977

President: Palmer Long

Orange/Yellow

NLA

 

1978

President: Ross C. Dorsett

Dark Blue/Red

$2.50

 

1979

President: Elmore Nelson

Gold/Yellow

$2.50

 

1980

President: R. Jack Stoddard

Red/Yellow

$2.50

 

 

1981

President: Russ Johnson

Blue/Yellow

$2.50

 

1982

President: Richard D. Crowe

Green/Yellow

$2.50

 

1983

President: Joe Lehman

Brown/Yellow

$2.50

 

1984

President: Merle E. Wilson, Leslie B. DeMille

Red/White/Blue

$2.50

 

1985

President: Arthur D. Guy, Jr.

Cream/Blue

$2.50

 

1986

President: George R. Jansen

Green/Brown/Yellow

$2.50

 

1987

President: Mary DeDecker

Pink/Blue

$2.50

 

1988

President: Raymond J. Peter

Pink/Burgundy

$2.50

 

1989

President: Harry Tucker

Mint/Green

$2.50

 

1990 40th Encampment

Pres: Earl F. Schmidt, Jr.

Gold/Black

$2.50

 

1991

Pres: David Lee Heffner

Blue/White

$2.50

 

1992

President: Perry Deters

Silver/Red/White

$2.50

 

1993

President: Galen Hicks

Copper/White

$2.50

 

1994

President: Lee Crosby

Purple/White

$2.50

 

1995

President: Mike Nunn

Mint/Maroon/Blue/White

$2.50

 

1996

President: Dee Dee Ruhlow

Maroon/White

$2.50

 

1997

President: Richard Tullis

Blue/Red/Yellow

$2.50

 

1998

President: Lee Crosby

Blue/Tan/Brown/White

$2.50

 

1999

President: Ray Sisson

Black/Silver/White

$2.50

 

2000

President: Edie Pool

Green/Red/Yellow

$2.50

 

2001

President: Sue Conn

Dark Blue/Yellow

$2.50

 

2002

President: Ken Graydon

Silver/Red

$2.50

 

2003

Pres: Phee Sherline-Graydon

Copper/Brown

$2.50

 

2004

President: Shirley Harding

Metallic Blue /Blue

$2.50

 

2005

President: Bill Geist

Metallic Green/Green

$2.50

 

2006

President: Bill Pool

White/Brown

$2.50

 

2007 MEMBERSHIP

President: Marvin Jensen

Maroon/Butterscotch

$2.50

 

2007 ENCAMPMENT

President: Marvin Jensen

This year we switched from Membership Year Buttons to Encampment Year Buttons.

Blue/Butterscotch/White

$2.50

 

2008

President: Dick Gering

Green/White

$2.50

 

2009 60th Anniversary

President: Walter Hodgson

Grey/White

$2.50

 

2010

President: Wanda Elmore

Maroon/Gold

$2.50

 

2011

President: Jim Graves  (Khaki/Tan)

$2.50

 

 

2012

President: Bev Malley  (Black/Red)

$2.50

 

 

2013

President: Letha Tatro  (Purple/lavender)

$2.50

 

 

2014

President: Robert Whipple  (Black/Light Gray)

  $2.50