Charter of the Growers and Shippers League of Florida, dated September 22, 1926

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Charter of the Growers and Shippers League of Florida, dated September 22, 1926
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Growers and Shippers League of Florida
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North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Orlando

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University of Florida
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CHARTER OF

GROWERS AND SHIPPERS LEAGUE OF PLORIDA
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The undersigned charter members of this corporation not

for profit shall be known as GROWERS 4ND SHIPPERS LEAGUE OF

P: FLORIDA hereby associate themselves together and hereby propose

the following articles of incorporation


SECTION 1.

The name of this corporation shall be the GROWERS AND

SHIPPERS LEAGUE 07 FLORIDA, and its office and principal place of

Business shall be Orlando- Florida.

SECTION 2*

The general nature and object of this corporation is to

handle all important questions which effect the citrus fruit and

vegetable industries in Florida as a whole, such as the shipper's

right to control routing; railroad and refrigeration rates; general

;1 rules and regulations governing railroad claims; custom tariffs

and other governmental relations; State and Federal legislation

which applies directly to the citrus fruit and vegetable industrieA

of Florida; and other questions of a general nature which effects

the upbuilding of these industries without reference to the various

methods of marketing*

SECTION 3.


Any person, firm or corporation interested in the fruit

I; or vegetable industry of Florida may become a member of this
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League upon proper application and election by the Board of

Directoroa t .e aco.bi-ro J O2I'GlO o oo.i.L a n A, ..a uy payment
of initiation fee of Ten Dollars (10.O00), and by thenceforth

paying the assessment s of the League for its purposes.

SECTION 4.

The term of the existence of this organization shall be

" for fifty (50) years from the date of approval pf this charter by

the Judge of the Circuit Court.


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SECTION 5.

The names and residences of persons and firms forming


this corporation, all of which are residents of Florida, are as
follows:


MEMBERSHIP

Alexander and Bairtd
American Fruit Growers, Inc.
American Fruit Growers, Inc.,
A. S. Herlong & Company
Bourlay, A. H.
Burton, R. P.
Britt, M. 0,
Chase and Company
Citra Fruit Company
Crosby-Wartmann Packing Company
Daniels W. C
Deerfield Groeas
Edwards, Win.
Ellis-Chase Company
Florida Citrus Exchange
Florida Fruit Company
Florida Pineapple Growers Assn.
Florida Vegetable Corporation
fosgate, Chester C.
Pagazzi Bros.
Gillette D. C.
Gentile Bros,
Griffin, S. L.
Gulf Fertilizer Company
Haynes, A C.
Hastings Potato Growers Assn.
Hawkins T. I.
leene, A. D. and Company
Klemm, A. M. and Sons
Lakeland Citrus Company


PLORIDA ADDRESS

Beresford.
Orlando
Sanford
Leesburg
Leesburg
Leesburg
Winter Garden
Orlando and Sanford
Citra
Citra
Eustis
Wabasso
Zellwo@d
Lakeland
Tampa
Bartow
Stuart
Sanford
Orlando
Tampa
Tampa
Orlando
Wauchula
Tampa
DeLand
Hastings
Sanford
Eustis
Winter Haven
Lakeland.


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Lake County Groves Corpn.
Lake Reedy Packing Company
Laughlin, Ja. SBr. Estate
Lee County Paoking Oompany
Lee, J. Chester
Leesburg Truokers' Assne
Lovelaoe A. O .
Manatee bounty Growers Assn*
Manatee Fruit Company
MeLean, 4
Mouser, Wm. He
Orlando Orange Groves Company
Parrish, J. Jo
Peter, E. Be
Poroher 3. s.
Pritohet, t He.
Riohardson-Marah Corpn.
Sanford-Oviedo Truoack Growers, Ino.,
Sateumaland Fruit Growers Assn.
Skinner, L. B.
Sligh, S. J. & Company
Smith, A. Do
Standard Growers Exchange
Stripes Citrus Packing Company
Sunny South Paoking Company
Taylor, John So & Company
Tilden, L. We
Wauohulq Development Company
Welles Fruit and Livestock Company
Wenalden Company
West Coast Fruit Company
White City Fruit Company
Wheeler, B. P. (Nelson & Company)
Wiggins, E. W* -
Williams, Edward. HR
Winter Park Fruit Company
Winter Park Land Company


Eustis
Frostproof
Zellwood.
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Leesburg
Leesburg
Winter Haven
Bradenton
Tampa
Palmetto
Orlando
Orlando
Titusville
Wauchula
Ooooa .
Lakeland
Orlando
Sanford
Bonifay
Dunedin
Orlando
Marianna
Orlando
Port Myers'
Arcadia
Largo
Winter Garden
Wauohula
Aroadia
Zellwood
Clearwater
White City
Oviedo
Plant City
Crescent City
Winter Park
Winter Park


SECTION 6.

The members of the first Board of Directors shall assume

their duties upon approval of this charter and shall continue in
office for one year or until their successors shall have been duly

elected, accepted, office and qualified.

The Board of Directors, together with name of representative
tive of each, which representative shall have power to fully

represent the person, firm or corporation forking this corporation
together with the address of each, are as follows:


DIRECTORS


1. Alexander & Baltd..Co,
Beresford, Florida


REPRESENTED BY

I. C. Smith
DeLand, Florida


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2. Amqrioan Fruit Growers, Ino.,
Orlando Division
3# Amerioan Fruit Growers, Ino.,
Sanford, Florida

4* Chase and Company
Orlando, Florida

5. Florida Citrue Exohange
lTapa, Plorida

6. Fugassi Bros.
Tampa, Florida

7. Gentile Brose
Orlando, Florida

8. Hastings Potato Growers Assn.
Hastings, Florida

9, Keene, R. D. & Company
Eustis, Florida

10. L. Maxoy Company
Frostproof, Florida

11. Leesburg Truokera' Assn.
Leesburg, Florida
12. Manatee County Growers Assn.
Bradenton, Floricda

13. Manatee Fruit Company
Tampa, Florida.

14. Wm. H. Mouser and Coopany
Orlando, Florida

15. Parrish, J. J.
Titusville, Florida

16. Sanford-Ovie&o Truok Growers, Ino.,
Sanford, Florida,

17, Skinner, L. B.
Dunedin, Florida

18. Standard Growers Exohange
Orlando, Florida

19. Stripes Citrus backing Company
Fort Myers, Florida

20. Taylor John S. & Company
Largo, Florida

21. Tilden, L. U.
Winter Garden, Florida


P. L. Skelly
Orlando, Fp"r1an
W. M. Soott
Sanford, Florida

J. 0O Chase
Orlando, Florida
(E. L. Wirt, Bartow PFl
(E. D, Dow, Tampa, Pla,

Chas. Fugazzi
Tampa, Florida

Lawrenoe Gentile
Orlando, Florida

H. L. Robinson
Hastings, Florida

R. D. Keene
Eustis, Florida

C. A. Stewart
Frostproof, Florida

Opt. P.W.C. Kramer, J]
Leesburg, Florida
H. T. Bennett
Bradenton, Florida

W. H. Preston
Tampa, Florida
Wm. H., Mouser
Orlando, Florida

J. J. Parrish
Titusville, Florida

R. A. Cobb
Sanford, Florida

L. B. Skinner
Dunedin, Florida

V. B. Newton
Orlando, Florida
John Cameron
Fort Myers, Florida

John S. Taylor
Largo, Florida

L. W. Tilden
Winter Garden, Florida


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22. Welles Fruit and Livestock Co. Edward Wells
Arcadia, Florida Areadia, Florida

23S Winter Park Fruit Company H. A. Ward
Winter Park, Florida Winter Park, Floridal

The affairs of this corporation shall be actively admin-
istered by an Executive Committee of five (6) members elected by

the Board of Directors from its members. The President of this

association shall ex-officio be an additional member of said Execu-

tive Committee and shall preside as Chairman, and in his absence

the First Vice President or a member of the Committee shall pre-

side in his stead, Not less than four (4) of said Committee shall

constitute a quorum. The following shall e members of the said

Executive Committee for the ensuing year and until their successors

shall be duly elected and qualified:

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

NAME ADDRESS

L. B. SKINNER, PRESIDENT DUNEDIN, FLORIDA

L. W. TILDEN, VICE-PRESIDEUIT WINTER GARDEN, FLORIDA

E. D. DOW TAMPA, FLORIDA

E. L. WIRT BARTOW, FLORIDA

F. L. SKELLY ORLANDO, FLORIDA

J. 0. CASE ORLANDO, FLORIDA

V. B. NEWTON ORIANDO, FLORIDA .

SECTION 7

The voting power of members of this association as exer-

cised at annual or special meetings shall be in proportion to the

number of dollars in money which they shall theretofore have paid

in cash into the treasury of this association as assessments. This
provision shall not be altered, amended or repealed except by the

unanimous written consent or the vote of all the members.
SECTION 8
The names of the officers who are to manage all the

affairs until the first election or appointment under the charter

are those names in Section 6 above, and in addition thereto the

following:


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L. B. Skinner of Dunedin, Florida shall be President, L. W. Tilden
of Tildenville, Plorida shall be Vioe-President, and J. Curtis
Robinson of Orlando, Florida, shall be Secretary-Manager..

i SiECTION 9.

The by-laws of this corporation shall be made, altered
or rescinded by two-third4 vote of the Board of Directorso
SECTION 10.
The highest amount of indebtedness or liability which
this corporation may at any time be subject to shall be fifty
Thousand Dollars (50O000.00)o

SECTION 11.

This association shall not at any time hold any real
estate or any other tangible property, other than furniture and











STATE OP PLORIMA

Personally appeared before me
who upon being duly Sworn acknowledged upon
oath that he has read the above and foregoing charter; that he
understands the same and that it is intended in good th to

carry out the projects and purpoase a the
The above and foregoing charter -
has been examined and the same is o
hereby approved. This September. Nota ry .
Ntary Public for ls Slite of Florida at Large.
CO X Smy TY$ iAa hGe JM 14, 1929
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