Albert "Al" McCutcheon was born in Dallas, TX but grew up in Waco.  Al went to Texas A&M University & after graduation became a school teacher. In his 37 years as an educator, Al taught marketing along with being a tennis & football coach.  He taught in the San Antonio area at Fox Tech & John Marshall High Schools. His qualifying ancestor was William McCutcheon who came with his family to Texas in 1832.  William was involved in the Runaway Scrap & fought at San Jacinto.  After the revolution he became a Texas Ranger from 1836-37.  Al joined The Sons of The Republic Of Texas in 1995, becoming part of the Travis Chapter where he served as Sgt-at-Arms, Treasurer, & 1st Vice President.  During his tenor at the Travis Chapter Al started the " Essay & Poster " Contest, a scholarship program for local middle school 7th graders.   As of this date over 21,000 students have participated in the contest. When the Alamo Chapter was formed in 2008, Al became it's first President.  Al McCutcheon is currently The Administrator For Educational Programs for the Alamo Chapter where he continues his work with local middle schools, sharing his love for all things Texas History.

Albert "Al" McCutcheon was born in Dallas, TX but grew up in Waco.  Al went to Texas A&M University & after graduation became a school teacher. In his 37 years as an educator, Al taught marketing along with being a tennis & football coach.  He taught in the San Antonio area at Fox Tech & John Marshall High Schools. His qualifying ancestor was William McCutcheon who came with his family to Texas in 1832.  William was involved in the Runaway Scrap & fought at San Jacinto.  After the revolution he became a Texas Ranger from 1836-37.  Al joined The Sons of The Republic Of Texas in 1995, becoming part of the Travis Chapter where he served as Sgt-at-Arms, Treasurer, & 1st Vice President.  During his tenor at the Travis Chapter Al started the " Essay & Poster " Contest, a scholarship program for local middle school 7th graders.   As of this date over 21,000 students have participated in the contest. When the Alamo Chapter was formed in 2008, Al became it's first President.  Al McCutcheon is currently The Administrator For Educational Programs for the Alamo Chapter where he continues his work with local middle schools, sharing his love for all things Texas History.

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Alamo Chapter Immediate Past President, E. Richard (Dick) Weitzel, II was born in El Campo, Texas on July 2, 1941 & graduated from Victoria High School in 1959. Dick attended The University of Texas (UT) & was a member of Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity.  Dick met his wife of 51 years Carol Ann, while studying at UT.  Mr. Weitzel graduated in 1964, Carol Ann in 1966 & after soon married.       Dick is President of his company, SSTS, Inc. - a “Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business” as a result of the disabilities (70% disabled) incurred during military service.  SSTS focusses on Information Technology; and, bids and wins Government Contracts with many Federal Agencies.  For example, installed the Security System at 23 Embassies / Consulates, worldwide, for the Department of State; and recently installed the security system at the Texas Army National Guard in San Antonio.      Mr. Weitzel is a proud ancestor of Dilue Rose Harris, whose family came to Texas in 1833. Mrs. Harris was the first woman to cross the San Jacinto Battlefield after the surrender of Santa Anna. Dick’s love of Texas history has made him very active with The Alamo Chapter along with other organizations across the state. He was President from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2016, a two-year tour of duty where he was the lead for the highly successful “Flag-400“ donation drive.  Currently Dick is the “Marketing Officer” for the Alamo Chapter & District Representative for the “Heart of Texas” District, serving the following Chapters: Fredericksburg, Gonzales, New Braunfels, and the two SRT Chapters in San Antonio. Dick is also Immediate Past President of the DeWitt County Chapter 1029 of the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), having served as President from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016. He is also an “Admiral” in the Texas Navy – effective in March, 2017.       Dick and Carol Ann have three children & nine grandchildren. Richard their oldest, graduated from “National War College” at Fort McNair, and is now assigned to a Joint Command, NORAD, in Colorado Springs, as a Navy Captain.  Laura their second child is married to Chris, a Software Manager for Hewlett Packard.  Robert their third child is a lawyer & graduated from SMU Law School.

Alamo Chapter Immediate Past President, E. Richard (Dick) Weitzel, II was born in El Campo, Texas on July 2, 1941 & graduated from Victoria High School in 1959. Dick attended The University of Texas (UT) & was a member of Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity.  Dick met his wife of 51 years Carol Ann, while studying at UT.  Mr. Weitzel graduated in 1964, Carol Ann in 1966 & after soon married.

      Dick is President of his company, SSTS, Inc. - a “Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business” as a result of the disabilities (70% disabled) incurred during military service.  SSTS focusses on Information Technology; and, bids and wins Government Contracts with many Federal Agencies.  For example, installed the Security System at 23 Embassies / Consulates, worldwide, for the Department of State; and recently installed the security system at the Texas Army National Guard in San Antonio.

     Mr. Weitzel is a proud ancestor of Dilue Rose Harris, whose family came to Texas in 1833. Mrs. Harris was the first woman to cross the San Jacinto Battlefield after the surrender of Santa Anna. Dick’s love of Texas history has made him very active with The Alamo Chapter along with other organizations across the state. He was President from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2016, a two-year tour of duty where he was the lead for the highly successful “Flag-400“ donation drive.  Currently Dick is the “Marketing Officer” for the Alamo Chapter & District Representative for the “Heart of Texas” District, serving the following Chapters: Fredericksburg, Gonzales, New Braunfels, and the two SRT Chapters in San Antonio. Dick is also Immediate Past President of the DeWitt County Chapter 1029 of the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), having served as President from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016. He is also an “Admiral” in the Texas Navy – effective in March, 2017.

      Dick and Carol Ann have three children & nine grandchildren. Richard their oldest, graduated from “National War College” at Fort McNair, and is now assigned to a Joint Command, NORAD, in Colorado Springs, as a Navy Captain.  Laura their second child is married to Chris, a Software Manager for Hewlett Packard.  Robert their third child is a lawyer & graduated from SMU Law School.

Alamo Chapter Immediate Past President, E. Richard (Dick) Weitzel, II was born in El Campo, Texas on July 2, 1941 & graduated from Victoria High School in 1959. Dick attended The University of Texas (UT) & was a member of Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity.  Dick met his wife of 51 years Carol Ann, while studying at UT.  Mr. Weitzel graduated in 1964, Carol Ann in 1966 & after soon married.

      Dick is President of his company, SSTS, Inc. - a “Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business” as a result of the disabilities (70% disabled) incurred during military service.  SSTS focusses on Information Technology; and, bids and wins Government Contracts with many Federal Agencies.  For example, installed the Security System at 23 Embassies/Consulates, worldwide, for the Department of State; and recently installed the security system at the Texas Army National Guard in San Antonio.

     Mr. Weitzel is a proud ancestor of Dilue Rose Harris, whose family came to Texas in 1833. Mrs. Harris was the first woman to cross the San Jacinto Battlefield after the surrender of Santa Anna. Dick’s love of Texas history has made him very active with The Alamo Chapter along with other organizations across the state. He was President from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2016, a two-year tour of duty where he was the lead for the highly successful “Flag-400“ donation drive.  Currently Dick is the “Marketing Officer” for the Alamo Chapter & District Representative for the “Heart of Texas” District, serving the following Chapters: Fredericksburg, Gonzales, New Braunfels, and the two SRT Chapters in San Antonio. Dick is also Immediate Past President of the DeWitt County Chapter 1029 of the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), having served as President from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016. He is also an “Admiral” in the Texas Navy – effective in March, 2017.

      Dick and Carol Ann have three children & nine grandchildren. Richard their oldest, graduated from “National War College” at Fort McNair, and is now assigned to a Joint Command, NORAD, in Colorado Springs, as a Navy Captain.  Laura their second child is married to Chris, a Software Manager for Hewlett Packard.  Robert their third child is a lawyer & graduated from SMU Law School. 

Kenneth ‘Ken’ Pfeiffer was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. Ken’s educational achievements include BBA The University of Texas, MBA St. Mary’s University and Command, General Staff College U.S. Army and numerous other military and management courses. His Military service includes three years Army activity active duty including combat service in Vietnam as a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division and duty with the 82nd Airborne Division. Ken continued his servicein the Texas Army National Guard for an additional 35 years; retiring in 1998 at the rank of Colonel. His military decorations include: The Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, parachutist badge, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4), Army Achievement Medal (5), Texas Distinguished Service Medal and numerous other awards. He was further honored in 2014 being elected as a “Distiguished Member” of the 327th Parachute Infantry Regiment. In Civilian life he was employed by United Services Automobile Association (USAA) for 30 years retiring in 2003 as an Executive Director. During this time he taught “Introduction to Management” at San Antonio College (Evening Division) He married the former Trudy McKee in 1969 and together they raised two sons. His commitment to the Sons of The Republic of Texas include Treasurer, Travis Chapter, Founding Member of the Alamo Chapter, Vice president, President and Registrar of the Alamo Chapter. He has served as District Representative, Treasurer General and Secretary General of the Sons of the Republic of Texas. He has served 10 years as President of the DuVal Family Association and is the President of the Board of Directors of the Northwest Crossing Homeowners Association.  

Kenneth ‘Ken’ Pfeiffer was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. Ken’s educational achievements include BBA The University of Texas, MBA St. Mary’s University and Command, General Staff College U.S. Army and numerous other military and management courses. His Military service includes three years Army activity active duty including combat service in Vietnam as a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division and duty with the 82nd Airborne Division. Ken continued his servicein the Texas Army National Guard for an additional 35 years; retiring in 1998 at the rank of Colonel. His military decorations include: The Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, parachutist badge, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4), Army Achievement Medal (5), Texas Distinguished Service Medal and numerous other awards. He was further honored in 2014 being elected as a “Distiguished Member” of the 327th Parachute Infantry Regiment. In Civilian life he was employed by United Services Automobile Association (USAA) for 30 years retiring in 2003 as an Executive Director. During this time he taught “Introduction to Management” at San Antonio College (Evening Division) He married the former Trudy McKee in 1969 and together they raised two sons. His commitment to the Sons of The Republic of Texas include Treasurer, Travis Chapter, Founding Member of the Alamo Chapter, Vice president, President and Registrar of the Alamo Chapter. He has served as District Representative, Treasurer General and Secretary General of the Sons of the Republic of Texas. He has served 10 years as President of the DuVal Family Association and is the President of the Board of Directors of the Northwest Crossing Homeowners Association.
 

George Harcourt was born in San Antonio, TX in 1946; he has also lived in Waco, TX, Alice, TX, Corpus Christi, TX, Fairfield IL, Evansville IN, Tulsa OK, Houston, TX,  Austin, TX,  New York, NY and finally back to San Antonio, TX in residence since 1996.  Education & organizations includes Graduate of the University of Texas (Austin) BBA and a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. George has been employed by Merrill Lynch, Republic of Texas Savings & Loan, & since 1980 he has been a commercial real estate broker. Having a love of the outdoors, George oversees a small ranch in Frio county near Bigfoot.  George's qualifying ancestor was Thomas Lowery, originally born in Georgia 1807, he migrated to St. Augustine, TX in the mid 1830's.  Another qualifying ancestor Benjamin Burris, was born in Ohio in 1818. He arrived in Galveston circa 1839 with wife and children.  Before becoming Chapter President, George was a very energetic & innovative 1st Vice President, bringing a greater importance to the role in the Chapter. Many of the procedures & protocols  brought into practice during his term are still used today.

George Harcourt was born in San Antonio, TX in 1946; he has also lived in Waco, TX, Alice, TX, Corpus Christi, TX, Fairfield IL, Evansville IN, Tulsa OK, Houston, TX,  Austin, TX,  New York, NY and finally back to San Antonio, TX in residence since 1996.  Education & organizations includes Graduate of the University of Texas (Austin) BBA and a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. George has been employed by Merrill Lynch, Republic of Texas Savings & Loan, & since 1980 he has been a commercial real estate broker. Having a love of the outdoors, George oversees a small ranch in Frio county near Bigfoot.  George's qualifying ancestor was Thomas Lowery, originally born in Georgia 1807, he migrated to St. Augustine, TX in the mid 1830's.  Another qualifying ancestor Benjamin Burris, was born in Ohio in 1818. He arrived in Galveston circa 1839 with wife and children.  Before becoming Chapter President, George was a very energetic & innovative 1st Vice President, bringing a greater importance to the role in the Chapter. Many of the procedures & protocols  brought into practice during his term are still used today.