Florida GUOOFs first Grand Medical Director

  🔗Brother Reden Reche Williams, M.D.🔗   He was born on a farm near Williston, Marion County, Florida on February 25, 1881. His father, John E. Williams, and mother, Mary E. Williams, were slaves, but his father received a meager education after his emancipation, and served as a member of the County School Board and […]

Oklahoma standing tall

  A Civil Rights leader, Bro. Isaac W. Young was born January 2, 1874, in Glencoe, #Louisiana, to John and Elizabeth Young. He attended the Methodist schools Baldwin Academy and Gilbert Industrial School and acquired his medical degree at #NewOrleansUniversity’s Flint Medical School. He also acquired a doctor of letters degree from #WileyCollege in #Texas. […]

Patrick Reason pt. 2 The Masonic Connection

From https://oxfordindex.oup.com/view/10.1093/aasc/9780195170559.e.3296 PGM Patrick Reason’s treatment of groups is seen in his copperplate engraving of a certificate of membership in the Masonic order; an original conception of the Faith, Hope, and Charity composition showing Charity surrounded by her children; and a certificate of membership in the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows. The New York […]

Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America and Jurisdiction 64th Biennial Movable Committee

Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America and Jurisdiction 64th Biennial Movable Committee August 9 (Arrival)- August 14, 2020 (Departure) Live Loft Hotel and Suites 7491 New Ridge Road Hanover, MD 21076  The Committee of Management is happy to announce these details about the 64th BMC.  Join us as we convene at the Live Loft […]

Reporting live from the front lines Bro. Thomas Morris Chester

Excerpts from History.net   Our brotherly lineage is full of reasons why every member of today’s #GrandUnitedOrderofOddFellows should smile ear to ear!!! South Carolina District 13 DGM Shawn O. Cannon gave me the name and now I present to you… Past Grand Director of America and Jurisdiction…. Bro. Thomas Morris Chester. He’s a Harrisburg,Pa native… […]

History of Patrick Henery Reason

Patrick Henry Reason Grand Master, 1861-1867 By Ludwick S. Hall                                                                  Patrick H. Reason who was elected Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of New York in 1861 (now the MWPH,GL-NY), was born in New York City, on March 17, 1810. His father, Michel Rison, was a native of St. Anne Island, a part […]

GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION AREA TWO SHOE SIZE RALLY

GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION  AREA TWO SHOE SIZE RALLY DONATE A DOLLAR MATCH OF YOUR SHOE SIZE                                AREA TWO WAYS AND MEANS FUNDRAISER HELP SUPPORT THE WAYS AND MEANS  CHAIRPERSON SISTER BRENDA DUTTON-HARDING IF YOUR […]

I Bro. Asean Malik Bey greet you all with the Fraternal Greeting of Friendship, Love, and Truth!

I Bro. Asean Malik Bey greet you all with the Fraternal Greeting of Friendship, Love, and Truth! I Bro. Asean Malik Bey am the Noble Grand and Charter Holder of Northern Star Lodge No. 715 of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in American and Jurisdiction in Syracuse New York. I live my life […]

Brother Henry C.C. Astwood: founder of the Grand United Order of Oddfellows in the Dominican Republic

Astwood was thirty years old when he migrated to #NewOrleans in 1874. According to the Christian Recorder, his life up to that moment had been marked by both privilege and tragedy….. Born in #SaltCayIsland in 1844, Astwood lived in the #BritishWestIndies #TurksandCaicos Islands during his childhood. The Astwoods were counted among the more privileged class […]

Prof. Edward Walter Turner, Sr. The Great Teacher….

Prof. Turner was born in the District of Columbia on October 25, 1850. His mother Sarah Turner Mercer, was a devoted Christian, rendering loyal and consecrated service to her parents in the foundation of the M. E. Church in Washington, D. C. As a boy, young Turner attended private school in Washington before the establishment […]