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Order of Independent Americans, Council #36
1942

The lodge was instituted August 15, 1868. They met on second floor of a building on Edgmont Ave. between 5th & 6th St.

Order of Independent American, COuncil #36; Photo courtesy of Janet Andrews Moulder

Photo courtesy of Janet Andrews Moulder, Wilmington, DE

"I am attaching a photo of the main membership of this lodge which is dated 1942.  ... the men and their dates of installation as follows:

From left to right:

Charles Battin - 1884
Thomas Riley - 1887
D. Ollie Parks - 1906
Allen Reid - 1910
Frank McLean - 1896
William Goodley - 1898
Richard T. Campbell - 1905
Clarence W. Andrews - 1913
W. S. Gest - 1886
Theodore Wilson - 1891
John Carr - 1904
The man in the large portrait on the wall was Bailey White.

A note on the back of the photo mentions that these men had accumulated 492 years of membership at that date."

 


2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 John A. Bullock III.

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