Past Presidents

Carey House Museum

Christopher Columbus Shaw (1824-1913) was the founder and first president of the Milford Historical and Genealogical Society (later becoming the Milford Historical Society).  Here are our presidents over the years:

  • 1895-1913 Christopher Columbus Shaw
  • 1913-1941 George A. Worcester
  • 1941-1944 Rev. William Weston
  • 1945-1951 Arthur B. Rotch
  • 1951-1952 Harold C. Bowley
  • 1952-1955 Mrs. Clinton A. McLane
  • 1955-1958 Robert H. Kelly
  • 1958-1961 Miss Ruth French
  • 1961-1964 Dr. Alexandre G. Law
  • 1964-1970 Thurston V. Williams
  • 1970-1973 Mrs. Robert Fay
  • 1973-1976 Robert J. Kerr
  • 1976-1982 Margaret McCormack
  • 1982-1986 William & Martha Rotch
  • 1987-1989 Marilyn Kenison
  • 1989-1991 Maryann Doyle
  • 1991-1992 Brenda McGrath Nadeau
  • 1992-1993 Martha Rotch
  • 1993-1995 Charles & Joan Setaro
  • 1996-1998 William Dyer
  • 1999-2008 Polly Cote
  • 2009-2010 Kevin Taylor
  • 2011-2012 Marcia Nelson
  • 2013-20xx David Palance