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John J. McGilvra 1886-1889 Victor D. Lawrence* 1958-1959
Orange Jacobs 1889-1914 Frank J. Eberharter* 1959-1960
R.A. Ballinger* 1906-1907 John M. Davis 1960-1961
W.A. Peters* 1907-1908 Stanley C. Soderland* 1961-1962
L.C. Gilman* 1908-1909 Chester C. Adair* 1962-1963
Harold Preston* 1909-1910 Richard H. Riddell* 1963-1964
H.H.A. Hastings* 1910-1911 Russell V. Hokanson* 1964-1965
William H. Gorham* 1911-1912 Kenneth P. Short* 1965-1966
George H. Walker* 1912-1913 Williard J. Wright* 1966-1967
George E. Wright* 1913-1914 J. Paul Coie* 1967-1968
L.B. Stedman* 1914-1915 Pinckney M. Rohrback* 1968-1969
Hiram E. Hadley* 1915-1916 William H. Gates 1969-1970
William Tucker* 1916-1917 Bradley T. Jones* 1970-1971
W.B. Stratton* 1917-1918 Jack P. Scholfield 1971-1972
Marion Edwards* 1918-1919 Betty B. Fletcher* 1972-1973
Charles H. Winders* 1919-1920 Burroughs B. Anderson* 1973-1974
W.G. McLaren* 1920-1921 William Wesselhoeft* 1974-1975
Bruce C. Shorts* 1921-1922 Robert R. Beezer* 1975-1976
O.B. Thorgrimson* 1922-1923 Murray B. Guterson* 1976-1977
Henry F. McClure* 1923-1924 F. Lee Campbell* 1977-1978
Elmer E. Todd (NR)* 1924-1925 William Helsell* 1978-1979
Alfred H. Lundin (NR) 1925-1926 William L. Dwyer* 1979-1980
J.H. Kane* 1926-1927 Paul C. Gibbs* 1980-1981
Ira Bronson* 1927-1928 Stephen E. DeForest 1981-1982
Alfred Battle* 1928-1929 Harold F. Vhugen 1982-1983
C.R. Hovey (NR) 1929-1930 James S. Turner* 1983-1984
F.T. Merritt* 1930-1931 Bruce M. Pym 1984-1985
C.K. Poe* 1931-1932 Nancy P. Gibbs 1985-1986
Otto B. Rupp* 1932-1933 Thomas S. Zilly 1986-1987
Thomas R. Lyons* 1933-1934 M. Wayne Blair 1987-1988
Charles T. Donworth* 1934-1935 Fred R. Butterworth 1988-1989
John S. Robinson* 1935-1936 Stew Cogan 1989-1990
Gerald H. Bucey (NR) 1936-1937 Matt Sayre 1990-1991
S. Harold Shefelman* 1937-1938 Peter Greenfield 1991-1992
Walter A. McClure (NR) 1938-1939 Geoff Revelle 1992-1993
Tracy E. Griffin* 1939-1940 Mary Alice Theiler 1993-1994
Ford Q. Elvidge* 1940-1941 Mary H. Wechsler* 1994-1995
Frank E. Holman* 1941-1942 J. Richard Manning 1995-1996
Clinton H. Harston (NR) 1942-1943 Scott A. Smith 1996-1997
Paul P. Ashley* 1943-1944 Daniel S. Gottlieb 1997-1998
John Ambler (NR) 1944-1945 Linda J. Strout 1998-1999
Edward R. Taylor (NR) 1945-1946 Lucy P. Isaki 1999-2000
R.J. Venables* 1946-1947 Frederick L. Noland 2000-2001
Charles F. Riddell* 1947-1948 Ralph Maimon 2001-2002
Roy C. Miller* 1948-1949 Caroline D. Davis 2002-2003
Joseph A. Barto* 1948-1949 Thomas E. Kelly, Jr. 2003-2004
J. Orrin Vining* 1949-1950 John M. Cary 2004-2005
Wilbur Zundel (NR) 1950-1951 Gary A. Maehara 2005-2006
DeWitt Williams* 1951-1952 John R. Ruhl 2006-2007
Henry W. Cramer* 1952-1953 Eileen M. Concannon 2007-2008
W. Paul Uhlmann* 1953-1954 Daniel Gandara 2008-2009
Michael K. Copass* 1954-1955 James A. Andrus 2009-2010
Wayne C. Booth* 1955-1956 Mark Fordham 2010-2011
John N. Rupp* 1956-1957 Joseph E. Bringman 2011-2012
Charles Horowitz* 1957-1958 Richard E. Mitchell 2012-2013

The King County Bar Association was founded in 1886 with John McGilvra serving as president. The terms of Orange Jacobs and several other early presidents overlapped as the King County Bar Association and Seattle Bar Association informally merged together beginning in 1906. For more details, see "From Profanity Hill: The Story of the King County Bar Association" by Mark Lampson.

 

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