Past Presidents

1914 – 1924
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) established its first Texas chapter in El Paso in 1914.¹

Mr. William Henderson – President

Charter Members:

Professor Bundy – Professor Coleman – Joe Donnell – Abram Ellis
George Gradington – Dr. Gravley – Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon
A. D. Parker – J. W. Prothro – Mrs. E. Prothro
Mr. Shanklin – L. W. Washington – Mary Webb
Pate Webb – Rev. Leroy White – Jasper Williams

PRESIDENTS OF THE EL PASO BRANCH
1914 – Present

February 2016 – Present
Greg Davis, President


January 1, 2015 – February 2016
Twymeni Purchase, Immediate Past President

January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2014
Harold E. Howell, President

January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2007
Rev. Billy Williams, President

January 1, 1986 – December 31, 2004
Rev. Johnnie Washington, President

January 1, 1982 – December 31, 1988
Mr. Raymond Hart, President

January 1, 1978 – December 31, 1981
Rev. Johnnie Washington, President

January 1, 1974 – December 31, 1977
Mr. H.L. Washington, President

January 1, 1972 – December 31, 1973
Rev. Jessie L. Massey, President

January 1, 1923 – December 31, 1930
Mr. L.W. Washington, President

January 15, 1914 – December 1922
Mr. William Henderson, President