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Paul Harris' Memberships & Honors

23 February 1905 - Organized First Informal Gathering (provisional)
23 February 1907 - October 1907 President Rotary Club of Chicago
24 August 1909 - Elected an honorary member Rotary Club of New York City #6
1910 - 1912 - President: National Association of Rotary Clubs
1 July 1912 Named President Emeritus of the newly formed "International Association of Rotary Clubs"

Professional Associations:

  Chicago Bar Association

  Chairman - Committee on professional ethics

  Delegate - International Congress on Comparative Law at the Hague

  Illinois State Bar Association

  American Bar Association

Recognitions:

  Doctor of Laws (University of Vermont)

  Silver Buffalo Award (Boy Scouts of America)

  Order of the Southern Cross (Brazil)

  Order of Merit (Chile)

  Order of Merit (Ecuador)

  Order of Cristobal Colon (Dominican Republic)

  Officer of Legion of Honor (France)

  Order of the Sun (Peru)

  Doctor honoris causa (College of Law, Lima, Peru)

Receiving the top honor of the Boy Scouts in 1934 Paul Harris becoming an Officer of the French Legion The Medal was presented during the 1937 convention at Nice which Paul Harris was able to attend

Wolfgang Ziegler (both)

The awards of Paul Harris, From "My Road to Rotary" Award from the Dominican Republic in 1944 at the Chicago Convention of that year. The Extra Mile ó Points of Light Volunteer Pathway is a new national monument dedicated to the spirit of service in America. Honoring heroes of our Nationís service movement, the Extra Mile comprises a series of bronze medallions forming a one-mile walking path just blocks from the White House.

Wolfgang Ziegler

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