Our Founders

The German Ladies' General Benevolent Society was incorporated in 1881. The following women founded our organization:

  • Mrs. Ella Hess
  • Mrs. Johanna Mentel
  • Mrs. Adeline Hesse
  • Mrs. Minna Mueser
  • Mrs. Louise Bauer
  • Mrs. Sophie Bowman
  • Mrs. Christiane Vorrath
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Spreckels
  • Mrs. Rebecca Van Bergen
  • Mrs. Kate Regensburger