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Charter Members

The Club was officially launched on the evening of Monday, May 5, 1925 with 100 Rotarians present at the Trinity Parish Hall in Simcoe.
The Rotary Club of Simcoe was sponsored by The Rotary Club of Brantford. It was chartered in April 9,1925 with twenty-one members as Club Number 4713.
In the early years, the club's meeting place was the Melborne Hotel each Monday at noon
Name Position Classification
Dawson F. Aiken President Life Insurance
Beverly W. Anderson   Hardware Retailing
Fred T. Brook   Men's Clothing, Retail
Harry J. Brook   Manufacturing Wool Stock
Dr. Arthur C. Burt   Veterinary Surgeon
Paul H. Donly   Textile Chemist
A.W. (Bill) Donly Treasurer Billboard Advertising
Corey R. Estes   Automobile Dealer
Harvey S. Falls   Department Store Merchant
William G. Jackson Director Butter Manufacturing
Harold G. Jackson   Produce, Wholesale
James E. Johnson
  Fruit Wholesaling
Harvey L. Johnson   Coal Retailing
Guy R. Marston Vice-President Civil Engineering
Grover C. Murdoch   Merchandising, Retail
Bruce M. Pearce Secretary Newspaper Publisher
Fred R. Purse   Theatre Owner
Frank Reid   Barrister and Solicitor
F.W.M. Ross   Fruit Preserving
Rupert Sipson   Investment Dealer
George Templeton  Director Textile Manager