picture of Ken Horner
picture of Linda Bannon
picture of Ned Olson
picture of Doug Rae
picture of Adele Olson
picture of Carl Addy
picture of Duane Lansverk

Twenty–nine community leaders joined together on September 12, 1928 as Charter members of the Vancouver Lions Club, which spawned a history of service, leadership and fellowship unmatched in our community. Eighty–eight years later four hundred eighty–eight men and women have followed them as Vancouver Lions.

Charter Members

Name Induction Date
D. B. Bell September 12, 1928
Dr. V. J. Bird September 12, 1928
James O. Blair September 12, 1928
Lloyd Boettcher September 12, 1928
Matt P. Brislawn September 12, 1928
Charles Brown September 12, 1928
Bert J. Campbell September 12, 1928
D. Elwood Caples September 12, 1928
Dr. R. E. Carter September 12, 1928
Allan Cover September 12, 1928
Horace Daniels September 12, 1928
Dr. F. W. Davis September 12, 1928
Bud Deitlein September 12, 1928
H. P. Jelsma September 12, 1928
Earl L. Kessler September 12, 1928
Lloyd LaLonde September 12, 1928
Dale McMullen September 12, 1928
Ira Nelson September 12, 1928
Verne Perry September 12, 1928
Floyd Ratchford September 12, 1928
W. F. Sloan September 12, 1928
Robert G Smith September 12, 1928
Claude C. Snider September 12, 1928
Ray B. Stiger September 12, 1928
Dr. R. M. Stewart September 12, 1928
James Thompson September 12, 1928
Dr. A. C. Wagner September 12, 1928
Lou Westerman September 12, 1928
W. R. Wilson September 12, 1928