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FIFTY-THIRD SESSION - PHILADELPHIA - JUNE 1947

 

Anna M. Thomas

Worthy Grand Matron

1946 - 1947

 

 

0. F. Edwards

Worthy Grand Patron

1946 - 1947

 

481 CHAPTERS

MEMBERSHIP - 94,988

LARGEST CHAPTER - ALTOONA #290 - 740 MEMBERS

MOST INITIATIONS - ALTOONA #290 - 74 MEMBERS

23 MEMBERS RESIDED IN THE EASTERN STAR HOME AND 20 MEMBERS WERE IN THE WESTERN HOME.

PENNSYLVANIA NOW HAD 2 CHAPTERS WITH MEMBERSHIP OVER 700, 3 CHAPTERS OVER 600, AND 5 CHAPTERS WITH MEMBERSHIP OVER 500.

THE WORTHY GRAND MATRON DECLARED A BALLOT ILLEGAL. THE SPRING ON THE BALLOT BOX BROKE AND THE BALLS ROLLED ON THE FLOOR. THE FACT THAT THE BIBLE WAS UPSIDE DOWN ON THE ALTER DID NOT AFFECT THE LEGALITY OF THE BALLOT.

 
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