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CIVILIMG ORGMFIZATIONS ·
lIlCI’E-EAL? COUNTY
KENTUCKY i
COMP ILED FOR i
TIE HICKEFLMT COUNTY E
DEFENSE COUTTC IL
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By The
‘.*J`:.xr Services Section
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_ ` Louisville, Kéiituclcy "_
JM 1942 .   .  .
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 · The Hickman County Defense Council is affiliated
with the Kentucky Defense Council
Frankfort, Kentucky
Honorable Keen Johnson, Governor of Kentucky
Chairman
K John J. Greenleaf, State Director of K
Civilian Defense ‘
HlCK`3K»l’§.N COUNTY DEFEEESE COUNCIL
R. L. Bolin, Chairman K
Jack Johnson W. VI. Weatherford L
Dentis McDaniel J. B. Evans, Jr.
` R. B. Jewell J. D. Via
H. L. `»”·Iaterfield U. W. Patrick
ihcs. Agnes Gillespie Dr. H. E. Titsworth
Dr. T. H. Egbert Dr. C.   Crume
Bliss Anna Belle White H. H. Vance
Bobbie Kaler J. L. Sanders
C. J. Williams   C. Griffin
This guide is prepared for the official use
of tho Defense Council of Eiclcman County and
other agencies engaged in defense work. It
should not be made available for comznieroial
use. Additional copies can be obtained only     K   .
. at the office of the ‘Hic?»zna:¤ County Defense 3          
‘ Counoil· ' H U   '

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· HICKMAN COUNTY CIVILIAN ORGANIZATIONS
AMERICAN LEGION, HICKMAN COUNTY POST #56 (National American Legion), _
American Legion Hall, Clinton. Founded l92l.‘ Commander, Henry.C.
Griffin, East Clay Street, Clinton. Adjutant, Jewell Via, Clinton.
Terms expire June, 1942. 1
Nkmbership: 61. Qualifications, veteran of Norld War I.
Committees: ,No standing committees. i
Purpose: To be prepared to assist in any emergency.
Normal Civic;AetiXities: Sponsor for Boy Scouts and School Boy Patrol,
Cooperating vnth all charitable organizations.
Defense Activities: Interested in.Auxiliary Police, Air Raid Warden
Service, Civilian Aircraft passing Service, Auxiliary Fire Protection,
4 Salvage Demolition Service, Exmrgency Repair Service, Motor Corps
p Service, Ambulance Service, Rod Cross Assistance. “
Eeeal_Publications: None. A
ANERICAN RED CROSS, CLINTON CHAPTER (National American Red Cross),
c/0 V. W. Patrick, Star Milling Company, Clinton. Founded 1930.
Chairman, V. W. Patrick, Star Milling Company, Clinton. Term indefinite.
A Membership: 241. Qualifications, financial participation in member-
ship drives.
Committees: None reported.
Purpose: Disaster, war relief and emergency aid.
Normal Civic_Activities: Operation of sewing room for production
of garments for war relief.
Defense Activities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical ‘
. Dressings, Red Cross Assistance. 'Intorostod in Motor Corps SorvioO,
Fj.I'S'b Ald•
Local Publicatiens: None.

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BAND PARENTS CLUB OF CLINTON, c/o V. T. Dotson, Clinton. Founded 1938. A
‘ Acting President, V. T. Dotson, Clinton. Secretary, D. W. Ringo,
· Clinton. Terms expire October, 1942.
Membership: 40. Qualifications, parents of members of Clinton Central
High School Band and other interested persons. ‘ _
Com itteesz None reported.
Purpose: To foster the band of Clinton Central High School: A
Normal;CijiE_Actiyities: Cooperate with any public entorprise_in
furnishing services of the band.
Defense Actiyities: Engaged in Entertainment.
Local Publications: None.
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, FOUR RIVERS COUNCIL TROOP #57 (National Council,
Boy Scouts of America), American Legion Hall, C1inton._ Founded 1951.
Scoutmastor, Thomas A. Simpson, Junior, 106 Moore Street, Clinton. ‘
Scribe, Wendell Barclay, East Clay Street, Clinton. Terms expire April, ‘
· ].942•
Membership: ll. Qualifications, boys not less than l2 years of age and
· able to pass scout tests.
Com ittees: Troop, Jewell Via, Clinton.
Purpose: Prepare boys for any and all emergencies. i
Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with the American Legion.
Defense Activities: Training for Auxiliary Police, First Aid, Signal
Services. Interested in.Air Raid Warden Service, Auxiliary Fire
Protection.
Local Publications: None.
CLINTON AND HICKMAN COUNTY COMMERCIAL CLUB, Clinton High School
Building, Clinton. Founded 1940. President, Dr. H. Titcworth, Clinton,
' Telephone 334l. Secretary, Esoo Gunter, Cli¤*0¤ High School, Clinton.
Terms expire January, 1945.
Mgmbcrshjp, 27. Qupzifications, business or professional mon interested
in civic impr0vc~=··<’¤JG•

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Clinton and Hickman County Com ercial Club (Continued)
Committees: No standing committees. (
Purpose: Civic improvement of town and county.
Normal Civic Activities: Specifically, none. A
Defense Activities: Engaged in Teaching Classes in Mechanical Skills
Needed in Defense Industries. Interested in Motor Corps Service,
Sewing and Preparation of Surgical Dressings, Red Cross Assistance,
Collection of Scrap Metals and Other Metals, Consumer Protection
Activities• `
Local Publications: None.
CLINTON HOME MAKERS CLUB (State Federation of Home Makers Clubs),
County Agcnt's Office, Clinton. Founded 1928. President, Mrs.
‘ Walter S. Scholes, East South Street, Clinton. Secretary, Mrs. `
Vester Campbell, East South Street, Clinton. Terms expire August,
1942.
Membership: l6. Qualifications, any woman interested in home problems.
Com ittees: Program, Mrs. Dick Greffey; Home Improvement, Mrs. Maggie
Ramsey; Clothing Leader, Mrs. Charles Smith; Foods, Mrs. Percy Allen; I
‘ Child Training, Mrs. W. A. Jewell; Garden, Mrs. W. R. McGruder, all of
ciinton.
Purpose: Training in the art of home making. (
Nermal Civic Activities: Cooperating with school lunch and cancer
control programs.
Defense Activities: Engaged in Red Cross Assistance. Interested in
Sewing and Preparation of Surgical Dressings, Preparation and Serving
of Food, Library Service.
' Local Publications: None.
CLINTON PARENT-TEACHER ASSOCIATION (State and National Congresses of
Parents and Teachers), High School Building, Clinton. Founded l940.'
President, Mrs. Henry Griffin, East Clay Street, Clinton. Secretary,
Mrs. Henry Alexander, East South Street, Clinton. Terms expire May. 1942.

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a Clinton Parent-Teacher Association (Continued) V
Nbmbership: 44. Qualifications, parent or teacher of child attending 1
the school. Q
Cpmmittoes: Finance, Laverne Kimbro; Publicity, Mrs. Howard Paschall;
{ Program, Mrs. Wiley Utterback, all of Clinton. 2
Purpose: Promote the welfare of children in home, school, church and .
community. A
Normal Ciyic Activities: Aiding in obtaining National Youth Administration _
work shop and play ground for children. A
Defense Activities: Interested in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical
Dressings, Red Cross Assistance, Preparation and Serving of Food.
Local Publications: None. ‘
' CLINTON WOMAN'S CLUB (Kontucky·Federation of Women's Clubs), Hickman
County Library, Clinton. Founded 1899. President, Mrs. Edmund wrae,
South Street, Clinton, Telephone 28. Secretary, Mrs. R. B. Jewell,
° South Street, Clinton. Terms expire May, 1942.
Membership: 40. Qualifications, intelligence, character and reciprocity.
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Committees: .American Citizenship, Mrs. Carl Jones; Gardens, Mrs. R. L.
‘ Bolin; Fine Arts, Mrs. R. L. Johnson; History and Education, Hrs. W. H. {
Claxton; Library Extension, Hrs. R. B. Jewell; Public Welfare, Mrs. H.
S. Alexander, all of Clinton.
Purpose: Promotion of intellectual culture and community uplift. ,
Normal Civic Activities: Sponsor Hickman County Library. Cooperating
with Red Cross, Cancer Control and Infantile Paralysis programs. Aiding
school lunch room.
Defense Activities: Engaged in Red Cross Assistance, Library Service.
_ Tnterested in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical Dressings, Preparation
and Serving of Food, Collecting Books, Public Speaking, Typing and
Other Clerical Assistance.
Local Publications: Year Book.

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FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS,‘HICKMAN LODGE #151 (Grand Lodge of Kentucky,
Free and Accepted Masons), q/o Judge R. L; Bolin, Clinton. Founded ‘ h
1845. tester, Judge R. L. Bolin, Clinton, Telephone 2531. Secretary, »
C.`I. Bridges, Clinton, Telephone 5181. Terms expire December, 1942.
Membership: 88. Qualifications, white male adults who believe in God.
Committees: Executive, Judge R. L. Bolin; House, D. L. Shaw, both of i
Clinton. i
Purpose: Charitable and Fraternal. l {
Normal Civic Activities: None reported. `
Defense Activities: Interested in.Air Raid`Warden Service, Auxiliary I
Fire Protection, Collection of Scrap Metals and Other Metals, Collecting
Books.
Local Publications: None.
FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA (National Future Farmers of America), '
Clinton High School, Clinton. Founded l937._ President, Fred Coser,
* Clinton. `Secrotary, Melvin Williams, R. R. #2, Clinton. Executive
Secretary, Frank Rohrer, Clinton. Terms expire May, 1942.
Membership: 30. Qualifications, one full year of study in vocational 3
agriculture. _
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Committees: Earnings and Savings, Robert Farabough; Recreation, Lawrence
Yates; Information, Melvin Williams, all of Clinton.
Normal Civic Activities: None reported. I
Defense Activities: Interested_in Collection of Scrap Metals and Other
Nbtals, Collecting Books.
Local Publications: None.
‘ HICKMAN COUNTY FARM BUREAU (National Farm Bureau), County Agent's Office,
Clinton. Founded 1934. President, Dick Montgomery, R. R. #1, Clinton.
Term expires March, 1945. Secretary, Genova Votherford, County Agont*s
Office, Clinton, Telephone 2721. Term expires April, 1943.
Membership: 102. Qualifications, farm operation. (
. Directors: M. R. Hilliard, Clinton; E. H. Hindman, Clinton; O. Mullins,
lNinge; W. L.`Hilliams, Clinton; E. C. Whayno, Jr., Fulton; C. C. Hancock,
. Fulton; John M.`l/`eatch, Clinton; Mrs-. Dertis McDaniel, Clinton.

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a Hickman County Farm Bureau (Continued) I
Purpose: Promotion of agricultural extension work. Q
_l\§_cir·E"na1 Civic Activities; None reported. l _
Defense Activities: Interested in Salvage Demolition Service, Emergency 3
Repair Service, Motor Corps Service, Red Cross Assistance, Collection  
of Scrap Metals and Other Metals. j
Local Publications: None.  
V HICIGGAIT COUNTY 4-H CLUB (National 4-·H Clubs), c/0 County Agent’s Office, _
` Clinton. ‘Founded 1927. President,'James ‘Fi.`l:`Jooten, R. R. #3, Clinton. j
Secretary, Elwanda Jewell, R. R. $$5, Clinton. Terms expire July, 1942.
Membership: 150. Qualifications, must work ozran agricultural or l
home economics project and attend club meetings. Q
Committees: None reported.
Purpose: Development of Head, Heart, Hands and Health.
· Normal Civic Activities: None reported. t
Defense Activities: Interested in Collection of Scrap Metals and
Other Metals, Collecting Books. A
Local Publi'cations·:_ None. ’
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HICIKWQI COUNTYWUTRITION COUNCIL (State Nutrition Council), c/o County l
Agent's Office, Clinton. Founded 1941. President, Jessie'TIilson,
County Agent's Office, Clinton, Telephone 2721. Secretary, Miss Anna- l
belle White, County Health Department, Clinton. Terms indefinite.
Memebersl2;Lp: 20. Qualifications, knowledge of nutrition or related
subjects.
Committees: Publicity, Mrs. Robert Cherry, Clinton.
Purpose: Promote education in nutrition.
Normal Civic Activities: None reported.

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a Hickman County Nutrition Council (Continued) ·
Defense Activities: Training for Preparation and Serving of Food, j
Operation of Centeens. Interested in Red Cross Assistance, Child J
Care. `_~ 1
Local Publications: None.  
. WOMPJi’S SOCIETYOF CHRISTIAIE SERVICE, CLINTON METHODIST CHURCH, liethodi st  
Church, Clinton} Founded 1940. President, Mrs. R. Jewell, 511 West Clay  
Street, Clinton, Telephone 122. Secretary, Mrs. Maggie Ramsey, Clinton. Q
Terms expire December, l942. i
· Membership: 56. Qualifications, church women interested in thc work.  
Committees: `Program, Mrs. Lloyd Lovell; Spiritual, hrs. Sallie Wood;  
Finance, Mrs. Walter'Scholcs; Publicity, Mrs. Ara Lane; Membership, 3
Mrs. Wiley Utterback, all of Clinton.  
Purpose: To unite all women of the church in Christian. living and  
_ service. I
Normal Civic Activities: Charity work and Negro education. y
I Defense Activities: Engaged in Red Cross Assistance. Interested in
Sewing and Preparation of Surgical Dressings.
Local Publications: None.  

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0 TYPES OF DEFENSE ACTIVITIES LISTED
Air Raid Warden Service p A
Ambulance Service 2
.Auxiliary Fire Protection Q
Auxiliary Police
chiis cam §
Civilian Aircraft Warning Service i
Collecting Books Q
Collection of Scrap Metals and Other Metals P
Consumer Protection Activities A
Discussion Leaders ;
_ Drafting ~
Emergency Repair Service ¤
Entertainment
Family Social Service in Industrial Areas  
First Aid j
Hospital and Clinical Assistance i
Interpreting
Interviewing ‘
l Library Service A
Motor Corps Service I
_ Operation of Canteens
Preparation and Serving of Food
Public Speaking A
Radio Operation and Repair  
Recreation p
Red Cross Assistance p
Research Assistance  
Salvage Demolition Service 1
Sewing and Preparation of Surgical Dressings
Signal Service
Teaching Americanization Classes for Aliens and Others
— Teaching Classes in Mechanical Skills Needed in Defense Industries
Teaching Classes of Map Reading and Sketching
Teaching Literacy Classes for Aliens and Others
Teaching Spanish and Portuguese
Typing and Other Clerical Assistance

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Amcricon Lcgion, Hickman County Post #56, l j
American Rod Cross, Clinton Chaptor, l 2
- Bond Parc-nts Club of Clinton, 2 '  
Boy Scouts of America, Four Rivers Council Troop #157, 2 Q
Clinton and Hickman county Coxmncrciol Club, 2  
Clinton Homcmckors Club, 5 ‘ ?
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Clinton Pcrcnt—Tco,chcr nssocintion, 5 L
Clinton Womz1n’s Club, 4; l
Frco and Accoptcal lio.sons,'Hickms.n Lodgc #131, 5 l
Futuro Fnrmcrs of Juncricm, 5 {
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Hickman County Form Burémx, 5 ·
Hickmzin County 4-H Club, 6 c
Eiclomn County Nutrition Council., 6 3
l>lOKi1i`1.I‘.,=S Socioty of Christian Scrvicc, Clinton liothodist Church, 7  
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0 INDEX OF ORGJQIIZATIORS BY TYPE OF _ 
DEFENSE ACTIVITY, TRLINING OR INTEREST §
 
Ex§·1.an¤.tion of Symbols; A- "Engagod In", B·-· “Training For", C·-   A
"Interc stcd In"•  
Runners following A, B or C, indicate page of entry in Directory.  
AIR RAID VIARDEN SERVICE  
V .L·\II'1.01'1OC1l*l Legion, Hickman County Post #56, C~1; Boy Scouts of  
, America, Four Rivers Council Troop #37, C-2; Free and Accepted 1
Masons, Hickrnon Lodge #151, C--5.  
ATIBULAHCE SERVICE  
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American Legion, Hickman County Post #56, C--1.  
AUXILLIRY   PROTECTION Q
I American Legion, Hiclmon County Post #56, C--1; Boy Scouts of  
America, Four Rivers Council Troop #257, C-2; Free and Accepted 1
Masons, Hickman Lodge #151, C··5.  
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C AUXILILKRY POLICE {
American Legion, Hickman County Post #56, C-1; Boy Scouts of  
America, Four Rivers Council Troop y-}@5'7, B-··2; Free and Accepted y
Masons, Hickman Lodge ;}*>1'51, C·—5.  
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CHILD CARE
Hickman County Nutrition Council, C-6 ..
A CIVILLLE AIRCRAFT WARNING SERVICE
American Legion, Hickman County Post #56, C-1.

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Q COLLECTING BOOKS  
Clinton l:‘Tomm's Club, C-4; Free md Accepted I’Ic.sons, Hickman  
Lodge #1251, C-¥5; Future Farmers of imerice, C-5; Hielnnzzn County  
4-H Club, c--es.   V
2
COLLECTION OF SCRAI   AND OTIER METALS  
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Clinton and Hickman County'Comme2·cio.l Club, C-2; Free ond Accepted  
I-siusons, Hickman Lodge #151, C—5; Future Farmers of America., C·?·5; i
Hiolmrxn County Form Bureau, Cp5; Iiiclmzxn County Q-H Club, C-G.  
. CONSIEIER PROTECTION ACTIVITES  
Clinton and Hiclcmun Commercial Club, C·—2.  
EMERGENCY REPAIR SERVICE  
, American Logion,“Hiekm:m County Post #56, C-l; Hickman County  
Form Bureau, C-5. Y
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Bond Mother's Club of Clinton, A··2.  
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American Red Cross, Clinton Chapter, C-l; Boy Scouts of America,  
Four Rivers Council Troop $37, B-2. I
LIBRARY SERVICE V
Clinton Homemaker; Club, C-3; Clinton YTemo.n's Club, A-v4.
. MOTOR CORPS SERVICE
American Legion, lliolzmrin County E‘ost_g]'<56, C-1; ,\.moricon Red Cross,
Clinton Chapter, C-1; Cllnkon cond Hi0`¥¢,¤~¤=— Gfuxntjr Gommerei:11 Club,
C-2; Rickman County l·`a·.rm Bureau. C-5.

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® OPERATION OF CSQTTEEHS  
Hiclmon County Nutrition Council, B-·6.  
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PREPARlLTIO1\1 END SEIIVDTG OF FOOD ‘1 `
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Clinton Homcmakcrs Club,   Clinton Pc.rcnt—Too.chor Association,  
C···C'¤§ Clinton Womaxcvs Club, C··4:; Hickman County Nutrition Council,  
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PUBLIC SPE.a\.Kll\TG Q;
. Clinton l‘Joman’s Club, C-Ll.  
PED CROSS ASSISTANCE I  
ixmcricm Logion, Hickman County Post #56, C-l; American Rod Cross,  
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‘ Clinton Chaptcr, lr-l; Clinton and hiclman County Commorcinl Club, j;
. _ C-2;“Clinton Iiomomakors Club, Ai-5; Clinton Paront-Tcachcr Associzi-  
- tion, C-5; Clinton l·!or1un's Club, .\··4¤;'Hic1»rr%1m County Farm Bureau, YQ ,
C—·5; Hickznmn County Nutrition Council, C-6;'l`Fom.·:.n's Socioty oi`  
, Christian Scrvico, Clinton Iiothodist Church, A-7. y
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SILLVJLGE DEMOLITION SERVICE _;
‘ _ ·~~·- Jxmcrican Lcgion,`Hiclm0.n County Post =,,?56, C·-l; Hiclmnn County l
Farm Buroou, C-5. i
SEWING AND PREPABJITIOIT OF SUIIGICAL DRESS INGS {
Lunoricnn Rod Cross, Clinton Chapter, JI-l; Clinton and Hickman County 1
Cozmuorcinl Club, C··2; Clinton Homcnakors Club,‘C·-5; Clinton Pnrcnt-
Toachor Jrssocintion,'C·-3; Clinton l`!omcxn's Club, C-4j U0man':s Socioty  
of Christian Scrvico, Clinto: Iiotbodist Church, O-7.  
. SIGNAL SERVICES
Boy Scouts of Jlmoricu, Four Eivors Council Troop #57, B-Z.
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’ Clinton ..lu Hickman County Cqw-mpclal Club, A-2.
TYPIUG AND OTHER CLEEICEL JLSSISTQICE ZH: :•:_-      
U Clinton l*’oman's Club, C-4.   "':: Z" 1

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