Articles of Incorporation
We the undersigned, do hereby associate ourselves together in order to form a corporation under the laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
The name of the corporation shall be “THE INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTORS, INCORPORATED.”
Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky is the name of the town in which the principal place of business of said corporation is located.
The corporation shall be for educational purposes only and no private pecuniary profit is to be derived from said corporation, and it shall not have any capital stock or shares thereof, and the same is organized under Article VIII, Chapter No. 32, of Carroll’s Kentucky Statutes, 1936 Revision.
The purpose of the corporation shall be as follows: (a) To teach any branch of the healing art which may please the majority of its Trustees, which may include the study of Anatomy, Physiology, Chemistry, and such other branches of study as many be required to qualify its students for graduation in any system of therapeutics. (b) That it may issue to its graduates or others who, by their scholastic attainments may be considered worthy of such certificates or diplomas as may be considered proper by its faculty: Conferring the degrees of Doctor, Master, Philosopher, Diplomat, and Fellow of Chiropractic; and that the last three named be honorary, and may be issued without actual attendance.
That the said corporation shall have the power and authority to receive or mortgage or convey such real property as may be granted, devised. or given as endowment to the institution; such property to be held solely for the purposes of education and not for individual benefit of the trustees: and that this institution shall have the standing or rank of a university; and that each of its trustees has the right to teach one or more subjects in the curriculum of studies.
That the term of the institution shall be perpetual; that it may own a common seal; that its diplomas shall be attested by the signatures of not less than two of its officers or trustees, who will be designated by a majority vote of the trustees; and said corporation shall organize within ten days after the filing of this certificate of incorporation, and elect officers, and transact any other business that may come before it.
That the officers shall be a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, and it may have a Registrar and one or more Deans; that the first four mentioned shall be elected from the Board of Trustees; that it shall hold its annual meeting not later than the thirty-first day of December, a record of which shall be filed in the office of the Secretary and attended by a majority of the Trustees.
That the property of the officers, directors and trustees of said corporation shall be exempt from personal liability, and the highest amount of indebtedness or liability which the corporation may at any time assure or incur shall be limited to the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00).
The names and places of residence of the incorporators are as follows:
Harry K. Mellroy, Indianapolis, Indiana
C. Elmer Schillig. Chicago, Illinois
Sylvia L. Ashworth, Lincoln, Nebraska
C. Sterling Cooley, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Gordon M. Goodfellow, Los Angeles, California
F. Lorne Wheaton, New Haven, Connecticut
O.L. Brown, Akron, Ohio
Albert B. Cochrane, Chicago, Illinois
Kelly C. Robinson, New York City, New York
Lee W. Edwards, Omaha, Nebraska
IN TESTIMONY THEREOF, witness our hands, on this 15th day of July, 1938:
*Lillard T. Marshall
*C. Elmer Schillig
*C. Sterling Cooley
*F. Lorne Wheaton
*Albert B. Cochrane
*Harry K. Mellroy
*Sylvia L. Ashworth
*Gordon M. Goodfellow
*Lee W. Edwards
STATE OF KENTUCKY
COUNTY OF LAYETTE
I, J. Robert Ledford, a Notary Public in and for the County of Layette, State of Kentucky, hereby certify that the foregoing Articles of Incorporation of The International College of Chiropractors of Lexington, Kentucky, were this day produced before me in my office, and acknowledged and delivered by the above-named incorporators herein, to be their free and voluntary act and deed.
Witness my hand on this Sixteenth day of November, 1938.
/s/ J. Robert Ledford