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FORTIETH SESSION - HARRISBURG - JUNE 1934

 

Ada M. Richards

Worthy Grand Matron

1933 - 1934

 

 

Earle S. Pedigo

Worthy Grand Patron

1933 - 1934

 

469 CHAPTERS

MEMBERSHIP - 85,463

LARGEST CHAPTER - COVENANT #199 - 613 MEMBERS

MOST INITIATIONS - PERRY #450 - 24 MEMBERS

RECOMMENDATION: TO CHARGE $1.00 FOR REGISTRATION WHEN FILING CREDENTIALS.

THE WELFARE FUND WAS CREATED NOW KNOWN AS THE FRATERNAL FUND.

SESSION CLOSED AT 4:20 AM DUE TO THE ELECTION. (PRIOR TO 1950, DELEGATES CARRIED THEIR BALLOT ONTO THE FLOOR OF THE GRAND CHAPTER ROOM WHERE THEY FILED PAST THE CREDENTIAL COMMITTEE WHO VERIFIED EACH DELEGATE WHO WAS ENTITLED TO CAST A BALLOT. THE BALLOT WAS PLACED IN A DESIGNATED BOX AND THE DELEGATES RETURNED TO THEIR SEATS. VOTING CONTINUED FOR AN UNLIMITED TIME UNTIL A CANDIDATE RECEIVED A MAJORITY VOTE AND WAS DECLARED ELECTED.)

 

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