This Day in History: 1927-03-29
A Rotary Club was organized in Suffern. The group was to meet on Tuesdays at the Eureka House over lunch. Chosen as President was Alfred Grunewald. H. Van Allen Clark was elected Vice-President, Louis Hammel as Secretary, Frank Paret as Treasurer, Henry W. Behrens as Sergeant of Arms. Most of these men, plus Herman F. Imworlde made up the Board of Directors. Many prominent men in the community were members, including Morton Lexow, David Christie, C. B. McPhillips and Drs. Hussey, Sherwood and Lyle Gage. Dr. GAge remained an active member until his death at nearly 103 in 1982.