The first 50 Kiwanis clubs


    Kiwanis club Completion date Charter presentation
  1 Detroit, Michigan January 21, 1915 January 15, 1915  
  2   Cleveland, Ohio October 19, 1915 October 19, 1915
  3   Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania January 31, 1916 May 26, 1917
  4   Rochester, New York May 1, 1916 December 6, 1916
  Columbus, Ohio May 10, 1916 January 10, 1917
  6 Lockport, New York May 17, 1916 October 26, 1916
  7   Dayton, Ohio May 31, 1916 November 28, 1916
  8  New York, New York June 2, 1916 No Date Given
  9  Toledo, Ohio June 10, 1916 November 22, 1916
  10  Cincinnati, Ohio June 15, 1916 December 29, 1916
  11  Canton, Ohio June 21, 1916 October 20, 1916
  12    Buffalo, New York July 3, 1916 October 16, 1916
  13   Hartford, Connecticut July 15, 1916 October 17, 1916
  14  Syracuse, New York July 15, 1916 October 24, 1916
  15    Youngstown, Ohio July 29, 1916 January 27, 1917
  16   Albany, New York August 10, 1916 October 19, 1917
  17  Indianapolis, Indiana  August 17, 1916 October 16, 1916
  18  Erie, Pennsylvania August 26, 1916 February 8, 1917
  19  Akron, Ohio August 28, 1916 October 24, 1916
  20  Lafayette, Indiana  September 8, 1916 December 15, 1916
  21    Aurora, Illinois September 9, 1916 November 24, 1916
  22    Utica, New York September 23, 1916 December 5, 1916
  23    Milwaukee, Wisconsin October 24, 1916 November 23, 1916
  24  Troy, New York October 25, 1916 May 26, 1921
  25   South Bend, Indiana October 28, 1916 January 26, 1917
  26  Hamilton, Ontario, Canada November 1, 1916 January 19, 1917
  27  Louisville, Kentucky  November 1, 1916 April 25, 1917
  28  Grand Rapids, Michigan November 3, 1916 April 17, 1917
  29   Peoria, Illinois November 6, 1916 February 15, 1917
  30  Worcester, Massachusetts November 11, 1916 October 18, 1916
  31  Muskegon, Michigan December 13, 1916 April 11, 1917
  32  Chicago, Illinois January 6, 1917 January 25, 1917
  33  Springfield, Massachusetts January 10, 1917 December 12, 1916
  34   New Haven, Connecticut January 15, 1917 April 25, 1917
  35  Rockford, Illinois  January 20, 1917 April 6, 1917
  36  Bay City, Michigan  January 27, 1917 April 18, 1917
  37  Kalamazoo, Michigan January 27, 1917 July 31, 1917
  38  Duluth, Minnesota January 30, 1917 February 26, 1917
  39  Madison, Wisconsin  February 5, 1917 January 18, 1919
  40  Dallas, Texas February 2, 1917 March 28, 1918
  41  Birmingham, Alabama February 28, 1917 March 26, 1918
  42  Nashville, Tennessee February 28, 1917 December 19, 1917
  43  Providence, Rhode Island February 28, 1917 April 24, 1917
  44  El Paso, Texas  March 10, 1917 February 19, 1918
  45  Racine, Wisconsin  March 20, 1917 November 24, 1916
  46  Flint, Michigan April 7, 1917 April 20, 1917
  47  Elkhart, Indiana April 17, 1917 March 18, 1918
  48  Minneapolis, Minnesota  April 18, 1917 May 1, 1918
  49  Scranton, Pennsylvania April 18, 1917 December 5, 1917
  50   Kenosha, Wisconsin April 25, 1917 August 27, 1919

Source: Dimensions of Service, The Kiwanis Story by L.A. “Larry” Hapgood.