The Lebanon Kiwanis Club was chartered in October of 1953.  The charter members were:

R. Delue Akerman, Rev. Mark Anthony, G.A. Benigar, Robert Berry, Ned. C. Boatright, Charles H. Carr, Howard R. Cunningham, Paul Deer, Dr. Thomas L. Dillon, George L. Dryer, Wilbur French, Richard Fuller, Herbert Groninger, Stanley D. Hall, Robert Harman, Robert C. Hulse, Dr. C.G. Kern, Ray Kesner, Jewell Kincaid, Noble L. Martin, Robert McCann, Robert McCutcham, James McIntyre, Carl Miller, James W. Miller, Ralph W. Miller, Leonard A. Molholt, Wendell Morton, Maurice M. Neal, Paul R. Otterman, Allen Parr, Clifford C. Parr, C. Earl Potts, Robert W. Reynolds, J. Wilson Roberts, J. Harold Rush, J. Roger Shaw, Oscar F. Spotts, Paul O. Tauer, Jr., Robert W. Tribbett, Edwin Truitt, Dr. R. C. Walters, H. W. Walters, Dr. Charles O. Weddle and Joe F. Witt