The Society was organized June 8, 1931 and accepted as a Constituent Society by the American Psychoanalytic Association in 1932, with the following Charter Members:
FORMER PRESIDENTS OF THE CHICAGO PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY
*Robert Kohman passed away in October 1977. His term was completed by Nathan Schlessinger.
Helen Beiser and Karl Menninger
June 8th, 1931
The Chicago Psychoanalytic Society was organized on this date.
N. Lionel Blitzen
Leo H. Bartemeier
Alan D. Finlayson
Thomas M. French
Ralph G. Hamill
Karl A. Menninger
Helen Vincent McLean
Edwin R. Eisler
A dinner meeting was held at the Restaurant Francais 1922 Calumet Ave.
By unanimous vote the following officers were elected for the current year.
President, Dr. Blitzsten
Secretary-treasurer, Dr. Eisler
Dr. Alexander was elected to Honorary Membership.