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to the official records as compiled by Norm E., the recording
statistician for the Cleveland Central Committee, a history
of the original Golrick group was submitted to Norm on June
24, 1942 and signed by Albert R. G.
Group started on May 11, 1939 after it broke from the Oxford
Group in Akron on May 10, 1939. The address was 2345 Stillman
Road, Cleveland Heights. there were 9 members at that first
meeting. They were Clarence S., Al G., George McD., John
D., Dr. Harry N., Lee L., Phillips, Chas J. and Lloyd T.
November 16, 1939 the group split and the Borton Group started
at the home of T.E. Borton (non-AA member). There were 40
members at that meeting.
November 20, 1939 another split took place and what became
the Orchard Road group began. There were 10 members at that
February 1940 the Golrick Group moved to 1637 Lee Road with
Chas J. as the Group Secretary (he was secy from 2/40 to
7/3/41) The Group name was changed to Lee Road Thursday.
January 3, 1941 it was decided that there would be a Lee
Road Monday and a Lee Road Friday group as well. On 7/3/41
- 7/8/42 George McD. was Secretary and on 7/8/42 the job
of Secretary reverted back to Chas J.
were 20 members of the Monday and Friday groups.
another post talked about Abby and Clarence not getting
along. Most of the friction was caused by the Elrick Davis
newspaper articles in the fall of 1939 which caused the
splitting of the groups. Clarence and Abby did reconcile
and remained friends.