In February of 1914, The Rotary Club of Akron became the 107th Rotary club with 31 charter members meeting at the Portage Hotel.  The charter members and their classifications were:

Charles B. Akers
Akers & Harpman Co.
Roofing & sheet metal construction

Fred W. Albrecht
Grocer & Founder, Acme stores
Retail Grocer
Dr. George P. Atwater
Rector, Church of Our Savior
Clergyman

Harry A. Bauman
B.F. Goodrich Co.
Sales

George E. Billow
Billow Co.
Funeral Director

R.R. Bowman
Nat'l Blank Book & Supply Co.
Office Outfitter

George W. Carmichael
Carmichael Construction Co.
General Contractor

H.P. Cohill
H.P. Cohill Plumbing Co.
Plumber

George C. Dietz
Burkhart Brewery Co.
Beer Manufacturer

Freeman T. Egleson
Attorney and Assistant Attorney General of Ohio

William C. Hall
Hall-Harter Co.
Financial Insurance

Milton E. Harpster
Architect

George W. Hawkins
The Lyman Hawkins Lumber Co.
Lumber

James G. Hoover
Mantels and Grates

R.B. Johnson
Superintendent, Northern Ohio Traction & Light Co.

Charles L. Knight
Publisher & Owner, Akron Beacon Journal
Publisher

N.F. Laubach
Akron People's Telephone Co.
Manager
Dr. F.H. Lyder
Dentist

Dr. Simon Morgenroth
Physician

Mark F. Murdock
M.F. Murdock Co.
Rubber Goods Distribution

J.O. Murphy
The Portage Hotel
Manager

Bert A. Polsky
Founder, Polsky's Department Stores
Dry Goods

William M. Shoemaker
Day Drug Co.
Retail Druggist

John F. Spellman
Merchant's Credit Association
Credit Association Manager

John J. Starr
Robinson Clay Products
Service Pipe Manufacturer

John V. Swartz
J.V. Swartz Co.
Confectioner

Mulford Wade
Broker

Harry Williams
National City Bank
Banker

William G. Wise
Wise Furnace Company
Warm Air Furnaces

William E. Wright
Founder, W.E. Wright Co.
Builders' Supplies

Sam F. Ziliox
Commercial printer (printed 1st Akrotarian, Feb. 15, 1915)
Printer